Less Coverage, More Money, Tighter Restrictions - Welcome to Trumpcare
Since I find myself with excessive free time right now, I’ve been following the Obamacare (nee Affordable Care Act) talk pretty closely. Today, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) under the Trump administration, have released their proposed rule changes for 2018. There are some concerning points to the proposed changes, and many of them are direct answers to wishes from the insurers. In short, it’s important to remain educated, so I hope to put these concerning points into layman’s terms.
I’ve spent the past 18 months of my life closely examining the act (going so far as to read every page of the legislation), so I have a more-than-sufficient grasp of what it does well and what it does poorly. That said, it’s worth noting my personal stance: I consider myself to be a small-government conservative (not a Republican, and I did not vote for Trump) and I believe that access...
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