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People hoping to get health insurance coverage in 2018 may need to make sure their 2017 premiums are paid. Busakorn Pongparnit/Getty Images hide caption

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Ilia Henderson (left) is planning to sign up for a health insurance plan on the federal marketplace with help from Charlotte, N.C.-based navigator Julieanne Taylor (right) again this year. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Reductions In Federal Funding For Health Law Navigators Cut Unevenly

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An analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday found that ending cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers, a move that President Trump is contemplating, would raise the deficit by $194 billion over 10 years. Melina Mara/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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CBO Predicts Rise In Deficit If Trump Cuts Payments To Insurance Companies

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The Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center opened in 2016 to serve a low-income community in Denver. The clinic and its parent system, Denver Health, have benefited financially from the Affordable Care Act and its expansion of Medicaid. John Daley / Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

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Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, speaks during an enrollment event in Grand Park, in front of Los Angeles City Hall, on Nov. 14. Gary Friedman/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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To keep health insurance solvent, the pool of covered people needs to include the well and the sick. Gary Waters/Ikon Images/Getty Images hide caption

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin is following through on a promise he made to drop the state-run health insurance exchange in favor of the federal HealthCare.gov. Timothy D. Easley/AP hide caption

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Kentucky Governor Tells Feds He Will Dismantle State's Insurance Exchange

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A Medicaid office employee works on reports at Montefiore Medical Center in New York in late 2014. New York expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act and enrollment surged. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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