Trump’s former Health secretary, Tom Price, now thinks repealing the individual mandate will increase costs

Trump’s former Health secretary, Tom Price, now thinks repealing the individual mandate will increase costs
May 1, 2018
CNBC

SUMMARY: Tom Price was President Trump’s first Secretary of Health and Human Services, and CNBC has covered his drastic change of position on the impacts of the administration’s attacks on the Affordable Care Act. Price now recognizes that without the so-called “individual mandate,” which charged a fee to people who choose not to carry health insurance, and incentivized younger and healthier people to be a part of the overall insurance pool, the costs will be driven up for everyone else in the health care exchange market.