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Risk experts: Trump rules are raising premiums

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The American Academy of Actuaries reiterated yesterday what so many analyses have found: The Trump administration's regulatory moves on health care are contributing to rising premiums for ACA coverage.

Why it matters: New rules expanding access to sh0rt-term policies and association health plans could result in "market segmentation and adverse selection ... leading to higher premiums," the actuaries said.