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Last week, members of Congress passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) more commonly referred to as Trumpcare; 217 Republicans voted in favor of passage and 213 voted against, including 193 Democrats and 20 Republicans.

The House passed the AHCA May 4 by a narrow margin.

The House Republican plan would end the Affordable Care Act's eligibility expansion, erasing the guaranteed federal money states used to insure those 11 million people.

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The problem with all that, Jones said, is it's not going to be enough money. Republicans rushed to vote Thursday on the final bill before the CBO had a chance to score it, doubtless fearing the projected decimation could be worse. Trump and the Republicans say their bill covers these, but don't be fooled. We have designed the American Health Care Act, however, so that this population will have improved opportunities to receive health insurance through an employer, qualify for tax credits to purchase insurance on the individual market, or receive health coverage through innovative state programs funded by the American Health Care Act's Patient and State Stability Fund. Additionally, local hospitals - already strapped - will likely be forced to raise taxes if they are to keep their doors open. John Cornyn, the majority whip, told reporters when asked about the "opt in" option. "We're just batting around ideas". But the concern is it also allows states to let insurers charge people with medical issues higher rates if they have a lapse in coverage - a hitch health advocates say penalizes lower-income individuals who interrupt their coverage due to cost or other reasons.

But that spooked conservatives.

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There are grounds to think a single-payer system would be comparatively popular. "From my standpoint it's repairing the damage done by Obamacare", he said. They will also ensure that upon regaining power, Democrats will not bother resurrecting Obamacare.

Medicaid is another area, however, where finding consensus hasn't been easy.

Even though the House plan lowers the subsidies, Paul said in an interview on Fox News he's "not that interested in subsidizing the profits of insurance companies". This is possible only if states apply for a federal waiver to allow it.

GOP senators, led by Sen. We believe in being ethical, compassionate, dedicated, and most importantly educated. "Everybody's at the table - everybody". I don't understand the GOP's glee at the notion of killing something that - while truly flawed - is helping people. "We're going to get it done". I don't think the law could be clearer about this point.

About two-thirds of the Medicaid reimbursements to schools support the work of speech-language pathologists, audiologists, occupational therapists, school psychologists, school social workers, and school nurses. Because AHCA guts protections for those with pre-existing conditions, one estimate would have 775,000 more lose coverage here.

One group recently claimed that the proposal would consider victims of rape and domestic violence as having a pre-existing condition, earning a full four Pinocchios from The Washington Post, the highest measurement in deceitful rhetoric.



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