GOP tax plan will cause health insurance rates to spike

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If the Republicans manage to pass their tax plan as is expected this week, coverage may get much pricier. If Republicans successfully pass the GOP tax plan this week – and the expectation is that it will – health insurance could become much more expensive for Americans, say opponents. The final version of the Republican plan will repeal the individual insurance mandate of the ACA. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires Americans who don’t have health insurance coverage through their employers, other groups, Medicare or Medicaid, to purchase coverage for…

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Health insurance law secured by Obama victory, but states still in control

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The survival of the healthcare reforms may have been ensured, but each state will have a say. The re-election of President Barack Obama has been a major step to keep the federal health insurance reforms in place, but it will still be up to the states to decide how those laws will be carried out. The officials from predominantly Republican states will still have an important say. The reforms to the healthcare systems give state lawmakers the control over whether or not millions of people without coverage will be able…

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