Study finds deductibles would be higher under AHCA

A new report from the department of Health and Human Services finds that insurance deductibles and copayments under the AHCA would be 61 percent higher than their current rate, according to Newsmax.

The Office of the Actuary, a nonpartisan economic unit within HHS, found that while premiums may go down under the AHCA, cuts to federal subsidies as well as increased deductibles and copayments would increase the total cost of coverage for many Americans.

Though President Donald Trump initially praised the House’s version of the AHCA, he recently described the bill as “mean” and called for senators to be more generous with funding. It is still unknown how the senate’s version of the bill will compare to the original.

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