How the Republican Health Plan Could Affect You

Donald Trump

The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its assessment of the GOP's plan, the American Health Care Act, as early as today. I urge our senators and congressmen to reject the American Health Care Act bill, showing that you stand for the needs of all of us, your constituents.

If large swaths of the population lose access to coverage, the ripple effect would be felt across the health care industry and affect the health of communities overall, Clunies-Ross said.

Republicans unhappy with the budget could join Democrats is opposing it. "In fact in the past, the CBO score has really been meaningless", Gary Cohn, director of the White House National Economic Council, told "Fox News Sunday".

But in anticipation, top Republicans preemptively have downplayed the reliability of the CBO's estimates, noting some of its coverage estimates for the original law were off.

"The press is making it look so wonderful", Trump said in a statement to a roundtable of legislators and insurance customers. "It's a little bit like President Obama". This popular change will very likely decrease the number of people insured causing rates to increase for everyone else who pay for health insurance.

Not all of the details of the plan are known yet, such as how much it would ultimately cost or how many people would gain or lose coverage.

Northwest Indiana health care executives are waiting to see the final form the bill takes and whether President Donald Trump signs it into law.

A lengthy analysis in The Washington Post on Sunday found that fully 74 percent of voters in West Virginia's McDowell County, the county with the shortest life-expectancy in the nation, voted for Trump.

'I can't answer that question, ' he said. People over and over tend not to raise alarm until something important gets taken away.

The House speaker also dismissed concerns the bill would unexpectedly leave people without coverage.

When OneNewsNow asked Guerra to comment on critcisms of the bill, she replies that Trump has "made it clear" the bill repeals and replaces ObamaCare, and adds that ObamaCare has "failed the American people". They depend on a pool of high- and low-risk people so that risk is managed and carriers can make a profit.

"CBO is going to come out and say a lot of people are not covered", Paul said.

GOP opponents from the right and center are already hardening their positions against the Trump-backed legislation.

"As it's written today, this bill in the House of Representatives can not pass the Senate". And Tom Cotton (R-AR), not to be out-outraged by Paul, sounded like he thinks he's a serious actor in all this, with a warning for Ryan. Rand Paul (R-KY) went on "Face the Nation" to pan the House bill and it's author.

As a two-time cancer survivor not yet eligible for Medicare, a business woman and an active person of faith, I have read the provisions in the current proposed health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act with alarm and disappointment.

As President Trump remains in Washington this weekend, the House Intelligence Committee has given the Justice Department a Monday deadline to show evidence of his claim that President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower during the presidential campaign.



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