Democrats Lose Senate Vote to Push Back Trump Administration “Junk Insurance” Rule

Democrats have lost a vote in the Senate 43-52 that would have overturned a Trump administration rule that made it easier for states to opt out of some of the ACA’s health insurance requirements.

Basically, the Trump-era rule allows cheaper plans with less benefits that are sometimes deemed “junk insurance” by opponents.

You can read more about this story at the Hill’s “Senate blocks effort to roll back Trump administration’s ObamaCare rule.”

Author: Thomas DeMichele

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I think the republicans have lost their minds. We’re still going to be charged for this period.

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