“He said he wants ‘policies that make health care more affordable and accessible,’ but the Republican plan will cut the number of insured and ignore regional variances in the cost of health care,” she said.
ALL anyone is willing to listen to is “I need care how can I afford it.” No one talks about how in 10 years do we have a smaller NEED for care.
http://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2017/3/14/14921594/obamacare-implosion-ahca The key passage is a somewhat jargon-full sentence on the second page of the report that says, “In CBO and JCT’s assessment, however, the nongroup market would probably be stable in most areas under either current law or the legislation.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/west-virginia-tug-river-obamacare/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_tugriver826pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory Because of the ACA, Clyde’s visit is covered by Medicaid. Before the law, most West Virginians without children or disabilities could not qualify for Medicaid, no matter how poor they were. The ACA — better known here as Obamacare — expanded the program to cover more people, such as Clyde, who can depend…
Before the bill has even reached House committees, conservative senators and groups have come out against the plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
http://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-obamacare-repeal-20170306-story.html “Elements of the proposal, which was kept under lock and key last week — have been dribbling out for a few days. The text of the two bills encompassing the GOP plan validates much of that reporting. On the whole, however, it’s a nastier, more consumer-unfriendly proposal than even close followers could have expected….
” ‘I’m naturally a really quiet person, but if I sit and do nothing and they take it away, how can I live with that?’ asked Kim Nelson, 54, a Republican second-grade teacher who buys coverage through the Affordable Care Act marketplace and was recently treated for breast cancer. She has been calling and writing…
“The House Republican health plan would shift an estimated $560 billion in Medicaid costs to states over the next ten years, effectively ending the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) Medicaid expansion for 11 million people while also harming tens of millions of additional seniors, people with disabilities, and children and parents who rely on Medicaid today — based on new details that the Wall Street Journal reported today…”
I have been told that the House Obamacare bill is under lock & key, in a secure location, & not available for me or the public to view. — Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) March 2, 2017
The health law attempts to broaden the pool by offering financial assistance to middle-class people. By limiting how much people can be asked to pay for insurance, the law’s subsidies help make the purchase more attractive for healthier customers. That’s the law’s carrot.