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Repeal Without Replace Plan Spooks Insurers, May Provoke Stampede To Exit Market

KHN Morning Briefing

Insurers would have little incentive to stick around if the law is dismantled without a replacement plan in place — which would mean chaos for consumers. Meanwhile, Mike Pence says Donald Trump will take on the health law right “out of the gate,” but two conservative thinkers talk with Politico about how Trump’s stance on health care is more of a wild card than some may think.

Trump Open To Preserving Most Popular Parts Of Health Law

KHN Morning Briefing

Donald Trump says the ban on insurers denying coverage to people who are sick and the provision allowing young adults to stay on their parents coverage are “the strongest assets” of the Affordable Care Act.

Obama Urges Fixes To Signature Legislation: It Isn’t Perfect — But ‘No Law Is’

KHN Morning Briefing

The president spoke of the law’s successes while also urging lawmakers and governors to make the changes necessary to make it better. “When one of these companies comes out with a new smartphone and it had a few bugs, what do they do? They fix it,” he said. “You don’t say, well, we’re repealing smartphones.”

Obama Administration Launches Full-On Courtship As Open Enrollment Nears

KHN Morning Briefing

It will use social media, TV ads, email and direct mail to reach more uninsured Americans. But the media blitz will run up against Republicans’ campaigns touting the opposite message. Meanwhile, a study projects that enrollment will either plateau or drop off this year.