Saturday, May 6, 2017

The WSJ Just Discovered A Terrifying Hidden Provision In New Trumpcare Bill

But the Wall Street Journal has just learned that the new bill will also gut the protections for people who get their healthcare from their employers, which limit the amount of out-of-pocket expenses people who pay into an employer health care plan will have to shell out for “catastrophic illnesses.” Obamacare rules currently prevent employers from putting limits on the amount they will pay for their workers’ healthcare and prevent them from putting limits on spending for the ten “essential benefits,” like ambulance services, pregnancy and prenatal/postpartum care, hospitalization, prescription drugs costs, etc. The Wall Street Journal notes that “employer health plans are the single largest source of health insurance in the country, with about 159 million Americans receiving coverage through their jobs.”

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