Health Care Up, But Not By Much, Amid Tax Fears -- Health Care Roundup

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Shares of health-care companies rose, but not by as much as the broad market, as the latest version of the tax bill threatens to upend the insurance markets created by the Affordable Care Act. By removing penalties for failing to buy health insurance, the tax bill could reduce participation in insurance exchanges, driving up premiums for those who choose to remain.

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--Rob Curran, rob.curran@dowjones.com

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December 18, 2017 16:30 ET (21:30 GMT)