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Patients brace for costs after Obamacare : Pre-existing condition discrimination out, but high-risk pools likely in

Feb 01, 2017 - USA Today

A lack of clarity into what the Trump administration will do about the Affordable Care Act is unnerving many patients with cancer and other chronic diseases who worry the alternative to high premiums and deductibles could lead to worse solutions than high out-of-pocket costs they have now.

Assurances that people with pre-existing health conditions will still be able to get insurance through any ACA replacement plan offers only partial solace to many cancer and heart patients. They know th...