Today, all but two Senate Republicans voted yes on the “motion to proceed” which formally begins the debate on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. It is not clear which legislation the Senate will be debating.
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 recently-released Senate ACA repeal bill would cut funding and consumer protections, increase the number of uninsured, and cut federal Medicaid funding by over $800 billion. Our graphics show how many jobs would be lost in a handful of hardest-hit states.
There are a lot of reasons the American Health Care Act is bad for consumers, but here are our top 3 reasons lawmakers should reject it.
The GOP repeal bill does nothing to improve the health or financial well-being of Americans and inflicts harm in these six ways.
On the way to repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republicans have decided to tack on a major restructure of the entire Medicaid program, capping and cutting America's health insurance program for lower-income people.
See how the repeal bill currently making its way through Congress will affect lower-income families.
See how the repeal bill currently making its way through Congress will affect seniors.
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