New analysis shows that the already enormous cut in Medicaid funding will continue to grow every year.
Mitch McConnell can’t afford to lose Republican votes if he wants to push through the terrible Senate Republican “Better Care Act,” a massive tax cut for the rich masquerading as a health care plan. It’s Mitch McConnell’s Magic Health Elixir guaranteed to provide better care for less.
Several Republican senators know that the bill is bad for their state, so McConnell has tossed in some goodies to give them a better shot at spinning the bill and hiding its massive health care cuts from their constituents.
The ACA extended coverage to millions of previously uninsured and improved affordability and quality of coverage for those who were already covered.
Use this checklist to determine whether the Senate's ACA repeal bill protects those with pre-existing medical conditions.
Efforts in Congress to cut Medicaid jeopardize a critical source of health coverage for veterans. Approximately 1.75 million veterans—nearly 1 in 10—have Medicaid as a source of coverage.
Make no mistake: Decisions made by President Trump and the Republicans in Congress remain the primary threat to the stability of the market and the future of the ACA.
If Republicans in Congress end the ACA's Medicaid expansion or radically change the structure of the Medicaid program by capping or cutting funding, it could severely hurt rural Americans and cripple state economies across the country.
The American Health Care Act is not a suitable replacement for the Affordable Care Act and should be rejected.
Despite President Trump’s promises that he would replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a plan that would “have insurance for everybody... [that is] much less expensive and much better,” the Republican repeal bill does just the opposite.