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How Trump's decision to end key payments throws a wrench into the heart of Obamacare

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The Trump administration is ending so-called cost-sharing reduction payments under the Affordable Care Act.
The payments were critical for insurers to help offset the cost of providing insurance to low-income Americans.
Their end brings with it a cascade of effects on the federal budget deficit, individuals' health insurance, and more.
Late Thursday evening in Washington DC, the Trump administration announced it would end so-called cost sharing reduction payments under the Affordable Care Act.
The payments helped to offset costs for insurers to provide low income Americans plans with a...
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