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Oct 12, 2017
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Trump signs executive order to expand alternative health plans

On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order that is intended to expand access to health plans that are not required to provide prescription drug coverage or meet other minimum requirements specified in the Affordable Care Act. Trump said the order will provide lower cost alternatives to existing insurance plans, while critics warned that premiums for many Americans will increase as healthier individuals abandon traditional insurance plans.

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