Governors head for Washington, will press Trump on Obamacare repeal

Governors head for Washington, will press Trump on Obamacare repeal

The draft bill also has a continuous coverage requirement: People who drop their health plan early would be hit with a 30 percent hike in their premiums for the rest of the year.

Another conflict at the center of the repeal is how to handle Medicaid expansion.

As Axios' Bob Herman notes, safety net hospitals and rural healthcare organizations would likely be affected the most by such reforms. The Washington Post reported that another idea gaining traction would allow those who gained access to Medicaid when the program was expanded to keep their benefits, while additional enrollees would be excluded. "And they want to partner with the federal government to provide affordable and accessible health care". More conservative GOP members of Congress have said they won't support such replacement measures as part of a repeal; they simply want to repeal the law as soon as possible.

According to the Republican draft, insurers could charge older customers five times more than what they charge younger ones, who are generally healthier and less costly to cover.

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She did, however, say that she wanted to go home first to say goodbye to her family and prepare her things for detention. She also acknowledged her supporters and alluded to recent events wherein detainees had been killed while behind bars.

House Republicans aim to roll out legislation in coming weeks to replace major elements of the Affordable Care Act with a new system involving tax credits, health savings accounts and high risk pools, but crucial details remain unknown. While Republicans have yet to agree on a detailed policy to replace Obamacare with, there is an interesting update regarding Medicaid.

The plan by the Republicans has yet to actually be finished as of now, with no concrete proposal being made by the Trump administration to replace Obamacare.

And while most Republicans disapprove of the law (89% to 10%), they are also divided over what to do about it - 42% favor modifications while 44% favor axing it.

Critics of the Republican plans have warned repealing Obamacare could lead to a huge redistribution of funds from poor to rich Americans and could see millions of low-income people lose their health insurance entirely. According to USA Today, almost 50% of people polled were anxious a family member would lose coverage if the ACA is repealed.

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Republican leaders were operating from the mistaken assumption that the public would back their play, since the ACA seemed unpopular. United States Senator Patty Murrey, a Democrat out of Washington said in a statement... But Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin urged repeal of Obamacare "in its entirety".

Rep. Mike Burgess (R-Texas), a doctor who sits on a House health subcommittee, told the conservative crowd that a reduction in the number of people with health insurance coverage shouldn't be viewed as a negative.

Yet, Senate budget rules limit how much of the health care law can be replaced through the process known as "reconciliation", meaning that the GOP will have to rely on skeptical Democrats to pass other health care bills and on Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to take executive action on other fronts.

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