Oct 13, 2017

10/13/2017: Unplugging America’s health insurance markets

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(U.S. Edition) The White House says the administration will stop paying federal money to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act. We'll discuss what this money has been used for and the potential consequences of this move, which may include the withdrawal of insurers from Obamacare exchanges. Afterwards, we'll talk about who might run Samsung following the resignation of its CEO, and then look at the new payday loan rules in the U.S.

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Trump to cut off federal subsidies to health insurers under Obamacare

Nearly 6 million Americans have been benefiting from these payments.
Dr. Martha Perez examines Maria Lebron in a room at the Community Health of South Florida, Doris Ison Health Center.
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(U.S. Edition) The White House says the administration will stop paying federal money to health insurers under the Affordable Care Act. We’ll discuss what this money has been used for and the potential consequences of this move, which may include the withdrawal of insurers from Obamacare exchanges. Afterwards, we’ll talk about who might run Samsung following the resignation of its CEO, and then look at the new payday loan rules in the U.S.

The team

Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC