Skip to comments.Trump Drains Obamacare’s Regulatory Swamp
Posted on 10/09/2017 4:32:37 PM PDT by Twotone
Having provoked much progressive sputtering and head spinning last Friday by issuing new regulations weakening the notorious HHS contraception mandate, President Trump is poised to sign an executive order that will further dry up Obamacares regulatory morass. The Wall Street Journal reports that the order will expand enrollee options restricted by the Obama administration allowing coverage to be purchased through association health plans, encouraging the sale of short-term medical insurance, and permitting pretax funds from health reimbursement accounts (HRAs) to be used for premiums on health plans. The impending order has already drawn satisfying charges of sabotage from Obamacare apologists.
The always humorous effusions of the brainiacs at Vox, for example, are particularly entertaining. That mainstay of puerile progressivism laments the imminent order under the following portentous headline: How Trump is planning to gut Obamacare by executive order. This is the outfit that was founded by a guy who fawned over Trumps predecessor and his signature domestic achievement in such a nauseating fashion, despite Obamas outrageous misuse of executive orders, that he was named by the former president as one of his favorite columnists. Nonetheless, demonstrating an unrivaled gift for unintentional irony, this crew assures us that Trumps executive order will wreak wrack and ruin:
Under the draft executive order as described, new regulations would allow association health plans to be considered large employers when it comes to health insurance. Large employers are not subjected to the same rules as individual or small-group plans under Obamacare. Most notably, they do not have to cover all of the laws essential health benefits or meet the requirement that insurance cover a minimal percentage of a persons medical bills.
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PLEASE get to the CRIMINAL swamp, Mr. President. Please!!!!!!
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