"He's the one who has helped negotiate the changes in this bill with members from all over our caucus". "And after the bankruptcy, I couldn't get anything through insurance because I had a pre-existing condition".
In fact, the House Republican plan, which would slash health insurance coverage for tens of millions to give the rich a huge tax cut and further deregulate insurers, would actually make it harder for Americans to get a square deal or shop intelligently for care.
The Congressional Budget Office predicted the plan would cost 24 million people their health insurance.
Logically, the ACA needs to be maintained, and not replaced by the AHCA.
Much is at stake for Republican congressional leaders and the Trump White House.
To summarize: Republicans are proposing a small drop in federal deficits compared to continuing with Obamacare, lower taxes for the wealthy and lower premiums for young people in return for doubling the number of uninsured, accepting lesser coverage and hammering the elderly and poor. If this legislation passes, insurance companies could charge older Americans five times or more what other people have to pay. This onerous "age tax" threatens to cut people's access to care at a time of life when it is increasingly needed. It has been three years and I still haven't used up my tax credit. Let's look at the CBO's findings, good and bad, about the Republican replacement, and then decide if it's the way to go. That's why Dunkelberg says the program as is should not be the baseline for years to come. So would low-income Mobile residents at all age levels.
40-year-old single person with an annual income of $26,500: 6.4 percent under Obamacare, 9.1 percent under the Republican plan.
The ACA also brought the national rate of African-Americans who have health insurance up to 88% - within 3% of the coverage rate for all Americans. "These are folks who have kids in high school and college". Tyson said they'd pay $300 to $400 per month for health care without subsidies. "It's fixable, but it's going to take a lot of work", he said on CNN's "State of the Union". "It's better to just have the money up front to buy the plans".
Senator Susan Collins of ME told "Meet the Press" that the Obamacare replacement would leave 14 million people without health coverage over the next year and 24 million over the next decade. I received a "tax credit" for putting solar panels on my house. I'm concerned that I'll be stuck with an expensive plan.
"They need to hear from their constituency", she said. That funding is critical to children, families and communities, making it possible for about 1.6 million children in Hawaii and across the country to participate in after-school programs that keep them safe, inspire them to learn, and help their working parents keep their jobs.