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Yes, the Trump administration promotes consumer choice — for healthy people

In this Washington Post op-ed column, Karen Pollitz examines how the Trump Administration’s efforts to promote coverage through short-term health insurance policies, rather than Affordable Care Act coverage, creates trade offs for consumers, including lower premiums for less coverage for people healthy enough to qualify, and higher premiums for people with pre-existing conditions who need more comprehensive coverage.