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McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

16 Mai 2017

The American Health Care Act (Trumpcare) recently approved by the Republican-controlled House is a truly awful bill. But don't count on them seeking any aid from across the aisle. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Susan Collins of ME have proposed allowing states to keep the Affordable Care Act if they want it. Others have discussed adding protections for those with pre-existing conditions. "And right now, in part, it's a fight to just try to get in the door".

The American Health Care Act (AHCA) is not a cure-all for the ailing American health care system, but it does begin to undo the ill effects of Obamacare, U.S. Rep Mike Bost (R-IL) said recently.

Third, states can allow carriers to deny coverage or charge higher premiums for people with pre-existing conditions such as diabetes and cancer.

The House version of the bill proposes cutting $880 billion from Medicaid funding, which districts use to pay for services for disabled students. Under Obamacare, they pay hefty health insurance premiums when they're not making a lot of money and don't need a lot of health care, he said. Portman said he "couldn't support the House bill", because he "didn't believe it provided adequate coverage for people who are now being helped by expanded Medicaid".

"Today is an important step forward in upholding our promise to give the American people relief from Obamacare".

House Republicans have managed to get rid of Obamacare, at least until the Senate intervenes.

This meant a bill that no longer guarantees protections for those with pre-existing conditions, an age tax for those 50 to 64 to pay up to five times what others pay, a reduction in tax credits for those that need them to purchase health insurance, and 24 million fewer people with coverage.

After Trumpcare fails, Senate Republicans are going to be looking to make a deal with Democrats to get a health care bill passed.

Members of Congress love to say that states should be able to come up with their own plan that works for the citizens of their state, that they will be innovative and take a better look at providing care. Overall, 500,000 more New Jerseyans would be without health insurance than under current law. The Senate now is considering the bill, which would change Obamacare's subsidy method, as well as funding levels for Medicaid, the joint federal-state program covering mainly poor Americans.

It's a closed working group of 13 Republican men. To maintain the standard of continuous coverage, a person could not let their insurance lapse for more than 63 days, and insurance obtained through an employer, COBRA, Medicare, Medicaid, or the individual market satisfies the requirement.

Korbulic pointed out that the bill is a draft at this point and many things could change as it makes its way through the Senate. If that is true, why did she vote for a rushed bill that doesn't do exactly that?

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. reacted to being rebuked by the Senate leadership and accused of impugning a fellow senator, Attorney General-designate, Sen.

McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act