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Outgoing Health Secretary: 2017 Health Plans Likely To Stay The Same, Next Year's Less Certain

Dec 7, 2016
Originally published on December 6, 2016 9:52 pm


It’s an unusual season for shopping for health insurance.

Dec.15 is still the deadline to buy an Affordable Care Act plan that begins Jan. 1 through the healthcare.gov website.

 

Meanwhile, President-elect Donald Trump has talked about repealing--or at least making sweeping changes to--the Affordable Care Act. And Trump’s designee to take over the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Tom Price, has detailed his own plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.   

 

Health News Florida spoke with outgoing HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell about signing up for Obamacare in this political climate.

You can listen to that conversation here:


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