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Critics Call Obama Funding Plan for Health Insurer Losses a 'Bailout'
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[Opinion]
May 21, 2014
"Administration officials for months have denied charges by opponents that they plan a 'bailout' for insurance companies providing coverage under the healthcare law. They continue to argue that most insurers shouldn't need to substantially increase premiums because safeguards in the healthcare law will protect them over the next several years. But the change in regulations essentially provides insurers with another backup: If they keep rate increases modest over the next couple of years but lose money, the administration will tap federal funds as needed to cover shortfalls."

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