David Sandman

August 16, 2017

The case for cost-sharing reductions

Stymied in his efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Donald Trump has threatened repeatedly to withhold the federal subsidy payments to health insurers that reduce the cost of copayments and deductibles that keep coverage affordable for people with low incomes.

Number of the Day

4  -  Number of poor families with children receiving TANF cash assistance out of every 100 poor families with children in Louisiana - the lowest percentage in the nation. (Source: The Urban Institute)