Republican Senators Appeal to Trump, Democrats in Obamacare Bill

Republican Senators Appeal to Trump, Democrats in Obamacare Bill

Republican Senators Appeal to Trump, Democrats in Obamacare Bill

It includes giving states the chance to decide whether or not to keep the Affordable Care Act.

Two Republican senators are set to introduce legislation Monday to replace Obamacare amid mounting pressure on the GOP to craft an alternative to the massive healthcare law. But with Trump now in office, there is increased momentum to scrap former President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement. And Congress just approved legislation paving the way for passage of a repeal. He says it was his diagnosis and not his politics that lead him to the Affordable Care Act.

"The Republican rhetoric here has really shifted here from we're stripping out everything and nothing is going to remain, to yes, there are some things that are going to remain", explains Paul Howard, Director of Health Policy at Manhattan Institute.

In a statement, Gov. Tom Wolf said he opposed the block grant plan suggested by Republicans, and he promised to fight any attempt to cut coverage for state residents now covered by Medicaid. While that depends on what the proposed ACA replacement will be. "Prior to the ACA, individuals who became eligible for an employer plan-for example, once hired for a new job-might have to wait up to 12 months for the plan to cover pre-existing health conditions". The plans themselves are not administered by government entities. Within that state, researchers discovered improvements relating to physical health, mental health, obesity, functional limitations and more after the law was enacted.

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CUOMO, IN A letter to NY congressmen, outlined the number of residents in each county who stand to lose their coverage if the legislation is repealed by Congress and nothing is done to replace it. Prior to the ACA, private insurance companies were allowed to exclude people with a preexisting condition.

"In fact, our goal is to expand coverage to those almost 30 million Americans who still don't have coverage under the Affordable Care Act", she said.

The House of Representatives, which is controlled by Republicans, has also taken steps to try and have the law repealed.

The law mandates that insured Americans don't have to pay out-of-pocket for certain healthcare services and supplies, including breast pumps.

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David Sandman of the New York State Health Foundation argues history has not favored high risk pools, which need significant taxpayer funding.

Sens. Susan CollinsSusan CollinsGOP senators to introduce ObamaCare replacement plan GOP rep faces testy crowd at constituent meeting over ObamaCare DeVos vows to be advocate for "great" public schools MORE (R-Maine) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) said in a statement their new plan would afford more power to the states and help to cover Americans who now aren't insured.

He also called to stop planned cuts in the Medicaid disproportionate share payments.

While Constantine and Public Health Officials are committed to protecting access to care, right now Constantine said there's no plan. And he said they didn't seem to be concerned about the disruption caused when the ACA was first implemented.

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Separately, on CBS' "Face the Nation" show, she reiterated Republican promises that no one would lose their health insurance under Obamacare while a replacement is being developed. But beyond that, the future doesn't look too bright.

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