How Team Rauner hustled to protect Obamacare from Trump

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Even before President Donald Trump announced plans last week to nix Obamacare subsidies, the Illinois Department of Insurance raced over the summer to get insurers on board with a strategy to minimize the financial pain of such a move.

The action in essence allows Illinois—as well as more than two dozen other states adopting the maneuver—to sidestep Trump’s recent moves to undo major portions of his predecessor’s signature health insurance law.