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ACA Magnifying Glass HHS’s Alex Azar is pushing the idea of taking ACA insurer subsidies and using them to fund health savings accounts for people in the individual market. (Photo: Getty)

The way things are going lately, you might think the only thing on Democrats’ minds is Medicare for All. In fact, though, there exists a group of moderate Democrats with a different (and perhaps more realistic) focus: bring stability to the ACA markets by restoring subsidies for insurers that were terminated by the Trump administration.

The Hill reports that the New Democrat Coalition, consisting of 101 centrist Democrats, are trying to take what they see as the path of least resistance and push back against subsidy elimination while working with Republicans to bring down premiums for coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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