Stable costs but more uninsured as ‘Obamacare’ sign-ups open

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans are going without health insurance, and stable premiums plus greater choice next year under the Obama health law aren't likely to reverse that. As sign-up season starts Friday, the Affordable Care Act has shown remarkable resiliency, but it has also fallen short of expectations. Even many Democrats want to move on. President Donald Trump doesn't conceal his disdain for "Obamacare" and keeps trying to dismantle the program. During President Barack Obama's tenure, open enrollment involved a national campaign to get people signed up. The program's complexity was always a problem, and many lower-income people didn't understand they could get financial help with premiums. For example, the nonpartisan Kaiser Famil
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