Political News for Senior Citizens


Political News for Seniors

Trump and Clinton health plans would add to federal deficit

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two senior men reading morning newspaperSept. 27, 2016 - However, the effect on the number of uninsured in the country differs dramatically.

Roll Call: Clinton, Trump Health Plans Differ In Impact On Uninsured, Cost
The health care policy proposals of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would have dramatically different impacts on the uninsured rate in the United States and on out-of-pocket health care costs. But they share one trait: Both would add to the federal deficit, according to a study released Friday. (Mershon, 9/27)

In other election news —

McClatchy: Burr Says North Carolinians Facing Obamacare Price Jumps
Based on rate increases proposed to North Carolina’s Department of Insurance, state residents who have signed up for Obamacare could face a 19 percent to 25 percent jump in the cost of their health coverage for 2017, Republican Sen. Richard Burr says. (Gordon, 9/26)

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