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13 May 2017, 01:20 | Clarence Schmidt
Zirpoli: Republicans now carry burden of health care
In a statement emailed to Consumerist and other media outlets, CBO confirmed this morning that it plans to release its analysis of the House-passed version of the American Health Care Act at some point early in the week of May 22. Two-thirds expressed disapproval with the way President Donald Trump is moving forward regarding health care. Kevin Brady, Ed Royce, Martha McSally, Greg Walden, and Steve Scalise, among others. States would receive a fixed amount of money from the federal government for each beneficiary, rather than an amount that varies according to the numbers of Medicaid beneficiaries and their health care needs.
If there is a disconnect between what the American people seem to want in health insurance and the overhaul legislation the U.S. House passed last week, there's no bigger one than how pre-existing conditions should be treated.
Waiting for the ideal health insurance proposal is not an option, however.
Scalise, like Reed, is pointing to the language in the bill that retains the Obamacare rules that prohibit insurers from charging people with expensive medical conditions more than their neighbors of the same age for an insurance policy.
"We will have truly great health care!" First, a state would have to seek a waiver from the Obamacare's regulation on pre-existing conditions. As far as the theoretical Senate bill is concerned, Rounds said his colleagues "certainly don't want that to be an item we fail to address". Are the majority Republicans in the Senate interested in addressing flaws in the Affordable Care Act?
This Trumpcare bill is a cruel and cynical hoax, played on millions upon millions of Americans who would lose all or some of their health insurance protections under this plan. Either way, the Senate bill must achieve the same savings as the House bill, which looks to cut $880 billion in future Medicaid spending. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said in an interview, describing the Kentucky Republican's request to GOP senators during a lunch.
When the Senate takes up the House bill, if it's smart, it should quickly strip out the pre-existing coverage alterations. "I have no problems if theywrite their own bill".
We urge you to drop the current partisan effort to repeal and replace health care reform through reconciliation.
That report is expected to include estimates of how many more Americans would become uninsured under that controversial bill than if Obamacare remained in place. It suggests that enthusiasm is very much against this bill, and that even supporters don't feel very good about it - an ominous sign for a GOP that's increasingly anxious about its majorities in 2018.
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