#SanFrancisco firms sucking up corporate welfare may take a hit under #Trump

If one Bay Area business could tell the story of the rocky rollout, subsequent rise and now uncertain future of the Affordable Care Act, it is Stride Health.

The San Francisco company launched in early 2014 during the first open enrollment period for Covered California — the state’s health insurance exchange created under the ACA — to sell the exchange’s insurance plans to consumers.

Stride is an insurance broker that targets a specific subset of the labor market: freelancers and independent contractors.

In short they’re middle-men cashing-in on Obamacare’s lucrative corporate welfare payments.

We don’t feel sorry for them, and neither should you.

Read the whole story in the San Francisco Chronicle


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