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Health Headlines for Monday, July 9

Insurers warn of rising premiums after Trump axes Obamacare payments again


Health insurers warned that a move by the Trump administration on Saturday to temporarily suspend a program that was set to pay out $10.4 billion to insurers for covering high-risk individuals last year could drive up premium costs and create marketplace uncertainty.

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Trump Health Officials Toss Obamacare Insurers Another Curveball

Washington Post

Affordable Care Act insurers are facing a fresh round of uncertainty that could drive up premiums or push companies to stop offering coverage through the law, after the Trump administration’s latest move to cut off subsidies meant to help stabilize insurance markets.

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The path to fixing health care starts with employers


Want to change health care? Start with employers.

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The one big winner of the Obamacare wars


The Trump-era attack on the Affordable Care Act has left the nation’s health system plagued with uncertainties: Will “Obamacare” insurance survive?

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Video Chat With Doctor At Duane Reade Helps Save NYC Man’s Life

New York City Patch

Ron Wuaten’s commute to his Financial District job on March 27 left him gasping for air. Climbing the steps out of the subway station made him feel “like I was drowning,” he said.

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