May 22, 2014
Federal funds earmarked to offset Affordable Care Act insurer losses
The move was buried in hundreds of pages of new regulations issued late last week.
It comes as part of an intensive administration effort to hold down premium increases for next year, a top priority for the White House as the rates will be announced ahead of this fall's congressional elections. Administration officials for months have denied charges by opponents that they plan a "bailout" for insurance companies providing coverage under the healthcare law.Los Angeles Times
Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 22, 2014 11:04 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
What will the feckless GOP do? Here's a perfect chance to close the purse on those funds.
Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck at May 22, 2014 12:15 PM
Vermont: sounds like a done deal. And, uh, you expect the GOP to do what? Really? I know you to be smarter than that. I reckon they all have their snouts in the trough.
Posted by: chasmatic at May 22, 2014 11:54 PM