A team of independent researchers is working to download Obamacare data and preserve it before Trump takes office in January.
According to a Wednesday report from Politico, the effort started independently, but Jeanne Lambrew, the White House's top health reform official, has also been encouraging the effort.
Lambrew declined to comment to Politco.
"We are not going to speculate on what sort of policies President-elect Trump may choose to prioritize or pursue," a representative of the Department of Health and Human Services told Politico.
The fear is that Trump – who campaigned on repealing and replacing Obamacare and has expressed skepticism over government data– may do away with or just ignore important information that shows how people use the Affordable Care Act.
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