Sylvia Mathews Burwell

California and 14 other states take legal action to preserve Obamacare cost-sharing

California and 14 other states take legal action to preserve Obamacare cost-sharing

California and 14 other states took legal action Thursday to try to preserve Affordable Care Act funds that insurance companies receive to lower insurance costs for some Americans.

Roughly 5 million Californians gained health insurance through the national law, also known as Obamacare, California Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra said at a news conference in South L.A. on Thursday.

“We’re not looking for anyone to take that away from you,” Becerra told a crowd gathered at St. John’s Well Child and Family Center, a community clinic that primarily serves low-income Angelenos. “We will stand up for your rights. If your child gets sick, if you find out you have cancer, if you need that...

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