Donald Trump is overtly sabotaging insurance markets as he pushes Trumpcare on the country, and it’s now costing North Carolina. Today, BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina announced that as a result of Trump destabilizing the market, they will seek a rate hike of 23%.
The news comes after Donald Trump has repeatedly threatened to unilaterally cut-off Affordable Care Act funding that is critical to 7 million working Americans having health insurance, which is roiling markets.
”Donald Trump is sabotaging the Affordable Care Act marketplaces and now the people of North Carolina are going to pay the price. Trump’s efforts to deliberately undermine the insurance markets are hurting people right now, and his reckless behavior is unconscionable,” said American Bridge spokesperson Andrew Bates. “North Carolinians deserve far better. It’s time for Donald Trump and Republicans in North Carolina to side with the majority of the American people who Read more after the jump.