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Economists: Continuing health plans could hurt prices
San Diego Union-Tribune

Resurrecting canceled health plans for another year could threaten the financial stability of the Affordable Care Act, economists say.

Insurance industry officials were quick to voice the concern after President Barack Obama announced Thursday that carriers could extend policies that don’t comply with the new law for one year.

The move came after a groundswell of anger as millions of Americans received notices telling them that they would need to find new coverage by Dec. 31, despite the president’s promises that they would be able to keep their health insurance if they like it.

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