Fact-checking Donald Trump's claim about ACA premium increases; Arkansas wants more control of its exchange

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> Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims the Obama administration is holding back the release of premium increases for Affordable Care Act plans due to the upcoming election, but he is incorrect about the date he said the numbers will be released, according to an AP Fact Check. Article

>  If Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that has just passed the California Senate, illegal immigrants in the state will be able to buy their own health insurance through the Covered California exchange, according to Los Angeles TimesArticle

> Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson wants the state to have control over its health insurance exchange for its consumers, but still use federal avenues to sign up members in hopes of lower fees for insurers and slower premium increases, reports the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette. Article

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> When the city of San Francisco decided to provide housing for members of its homeless population, healthcare costs initially spiked--then dropped significantly, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Article

> Mosaic of Life Care in Missouri has decided to stop suing patients--many of whom are low-income--over unpaid bills, according to ProPublica. Article

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