The Trump Effect: Postinauguration Changes in Marketplace Enrollment

David Anderson, Paul Shafer
2019 Journal of Health Politics Policy and Law  
On January 20, 2017, President Donald Trump penned his first executive order, which aimed to "minimiz[e] the economic burden" of the Affordable Care Act, signaling his intent to make good on promises to repeal and replace the law. This executive order, along with concurrent changes in political messaging associated with the transition in power and reductions in HealthCare.gov advertising, lowered Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment at the end of the 2017 open enrollment period.
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