Local Officials React to Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care

President Donald Trump’s executive order Thursday will make it easier for consumers to buy across state lines and small businesses will be able to form a group to purchase insurance together.

“Large employers often are able to obtain better terms on health insurance for their employees than small employers because of their larger pools of insurable individuals across which they can spread risk and administrative costs,” the order reads. “Expanding access to AHPs can help small businesses overcome this competitive disadvantage by allowing them to group together to self-insure or purchase large group health insurance.”

Many local officials, however, criticized Trump on Twitter:

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Mitti Hicks is a multimedia journalist and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She is passionate about telling stories that impact our community and may be reached at MHicks@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter @mittimegan.


One Response to “Local Officials React to Trump’s Executive Order on Health Care”

  1. On October 13, 2017 at 9:34 am responded with... #

    What these great politicians aren’t telling you is that their insurance premiums are 74% subsidized through Obama care. Not ours. Plus, I didn’t see that their staff also falls under this great deal.

    Motive is a great decision maker. Politics is very similar to Hollywood’s lifestyle. Cardin, Van HolleN and the rest are “outraged”. Then work with Trump to improve it for everyone.

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