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Doctors Say ACA Repeal Will Lead to 43000 Deaths Annually

Open enrollment for individual coverage under the Affordable Care for 2017 ends Tuesday Anti-Obamacare Filters Are Coming To Snapchat On Thursday
Roland Mccarthy | 27 January, 2017, 05:30

Now that the Obama administration is out of office, public officials at both the federal and state levels are rushing to fix what is commonly referred to as Obamacare, which has a formal title of the Affordable Care Act.

Interestingly, Paul's plan would provide a two-year window for people with pre-existing conditions to sign up for care, then revert back to pre-ACA rules in which people with pre-existing conditions could still get coverage in the group market.

I am not seeking to take away health care from folks who like what they have now. On a more positive note, a partial repeal would not affect certain provisions such as children's ability to stay on their parents' insurance until age 26 and insurers' inability to deny coverage based on a preexisting condition.

Advocates fighting to preserve the Affordable Care Act gathered in Philadelphia Wednesday, urging President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans to keep Americans covered. According to Mr. Jost's blog, the main way the order can undo the individual mandate is by creating new types of hardship exemptions from the penalty. The order also directs agencies to stop issuing regulations that would expand the health care law's reach.

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This would allow insurance companies to offer cheaper plans, albeit ones with inferior coverage than what is now mandated. We will work to fix the damaged insurance markets and provide stability for people. Several proposals to repeal Obamacare would replace that program with a flat payment block grant that could drastically reduce payments to states.

"We're moving the focus of repeal to state government", said Cassidy, who is a medical doctor.

-To say the least, it's a time of uncertainty for the Affordable Care Act. Many wouldn't have been able to get coverage otherwise because they had a pre-existing condition, or because it wasn't available to them through a job and they couldn't afford it on their own. So if Texas has more lax insurance standards than MA, a Texas insurance company could compete in the MA market while being exempt from the stricter laws there.

WASHINGTON-Today U.S. Congressman Gregg Harper (R-Miss.) introduced H.R. 633, the Patient Fairness and Relief Act of 2017, which allows individuals to maintain the health insurance policies they had before passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

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