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Sen. Kamala Harris D-Calif. at podium speaks against Republican efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act during a rally outside LAC+USC Medical Center in Los Angeles Calif. on Sunday Jan. 15 2017. Similar rallies took place across the country. (Pho

"Whether it's Medicaid block grants or whatever it may be, we have to make sure that people are taken care of", said Trump.

Remember for years Trump used President Barack Obama as the target of his hate, lying about where he was born, taunting him, even trying to get Obama to agree to hand over his birth certificate in exchange for a $5 million dollar donation? 'We want to take care of everybody'. Using her ACA health insurance, Straw was diagnosed with and treated for the autoimmune disease lupus."People are very, very concerned - and rightfully so", he said.

Pretending that this Republican assault is merely the act of a party enacting a campaign mandate to repeal an unpopular law rather than a corporate-financed attempt to return to the prior status quo of a profit motive-based capitalist health care system is a media disservice to the American public.

Bart Fiser, vice president of revenue cycle and managed care for Cape Fear Valley, said hospital officials were initially excited about Obamacare.

Trump, who has been very vocal about repealing the Affordable Care Act, has many Americas anxious about their health care future.

'There was a philosophy in some circles that if you can't pay for it, you don't get it, ' he said Sunday.

We went to a movie recently, and there was something that bothered me. In a January 18 Senate confirmation hearing for his proposed position as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price did little to quell those anxieties.

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Point is, on the timeline issue, he and congressional Republicans are not on the same page.

Kaiser Health News (via NPR) takes a long look today at the many ways that employer-sponsored health plans could be affected by repeal. Otherwise, they risk owning the collapse of our health care system as a result of the failed law. It provides every American with the freedom to pick a plan that best fits his or her unique health care needs - not coverage mandated by Washington.

"In this day and age, real-life town halls are very unsafe for all but the most seasoned politicians", John Feehery, a former senior House Republican leadership aide, told the Post.

About 2,000 people cheered and held rainbow and American flags and signs that read "Don't Make America Sick Again" and "Health Care For All" at the rally. The time to act is now'.

Under the Affordable Care Act, a host of preventive services have become available to parents and their children at no-cost.

They've been holding anti-repeal events around the country to gin up support for their position. GOP sources say that announcement caught congressional Republicans off guard, and there has been a round of puzzlement over what is in the plan that Trump says his team is crafting. This smart change to the health-care reform law shows that Republicans and Democrats can work together. Hudson said lawmakers want to vote on doing away with Obamacare in February or March. "Nobody's going to lose coverage", Republican Senator John Cornyn said as he left the meeting, adding that he thought Kasich had offered some "creative" ideas for dealing with Medicaid costs.

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