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“Affordable” Lingo Stripped from Healthcare.gov


by Paige Winfield Cunningham

The Trump administration has stripped the Obamacare marketplace of positive references to the healthcare law, including removing the words “Affordable Care Act” from federal websites.

The pared-down insurance website now links to fewer details about the healthcare law’s insurance reforms and coverage expansions. Entire sections praising the law’s impact on costs, coverage and care have been removed. Some pages, including some that explain emergency room access and doctor choice, have been removed entirely.

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