The Trump administration continues to take action that could weaken the Affordable Care Act and curtail enrollment in coverage under the law. So far, it has:
1 Said it would end subsidies to health insurance companies that help low-income customers pay out-of-pocket medical costs. Announced on Oct. 12.
2 Opened the door for sales of less expensive plans with fewer benefits and fewer protections for consumers. Signed executive order on Oct. 12.
3 Decided not to send health department officials to local open enrollment events in states. First reported on Sept. 27.
4 Decided to shut down the Affordable Care Act website for 12 hours nearly every Sunday during open enrollment. First reported in September.
5 Said it would cut by 40 percent funding to groups that help people enroll. Announced on Aug. 31.
Navigators in Jacksonville, Fla., help people sign up for coverage.
6 Said it would slash spending on advertising and promotion for enrollment to $10 million from $100 million. Announced on Aug. 31.
7 Made videos criticizing the health law and posted them on YouTube. In June and July.
Screenshots from the 23 anti-Obamacare videos on the health department’s YouTube page
8 Posted infographics criticizing the health law on Twitter. Mostly in late June and mid-July.
Anti-Obamacare infographics tweeted by Tom Price, former health secretary