Trump administration has put its stamp on this year’s open enrollment

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Contributing editor to Politico Magazine and former health care editor-at-large, Politico, Commonwealth Fund journalist in residence and assistant lecturer at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Open enrollment 2019 has begun, and it will be over before you know it on Dec. 15.

This is the first Affordable Care Act sign-up season conducted entirely by the Trump administration, and it’s the first one without an individual mandate penalty.

But the exchanges are stable, plan participation is up, and premiums even dropped a tad on average.

Kimberly Leonard, who is senior health care writer for the Washington Examiner, has compiled an AHCJ tip sheet on what to watch for this time.


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