Obamacare expert: 'This couldn't be a more Republican policy'
Jan 10 2017 by Johnnie Parsons
Of those Americans who want Congress to repeal the law, 28 percentwant lawmakers to wait to repeal until the details of the replacement plan have been announced and 20 percent want lawmakers to repeal the law immediately and work out the details of a replacement later.
Republican lawmakers in miserly states such as Virginia have likewise stood sentry against the law's success, refusing to accept the return of billions in tax dollars paid by Virginians for the care of Virginians.
In reaction to GOP pledges to repeal the Obamacare law, Obama said he has no problem with the idea - providing the Republicans come up with something better as a replacement. With the federal health law in question, some OH lawmakers and advocates are wondering how a repeal could impact the state's growing health care industry.
Dr. Damle says the impact of repealing the ACA doesn't stop there.
Once Obamacare is repealed, Congress should pass a second budget for fiscal year 2018 that lowers spending levels and then debate and pass a series of conservative, free-market healthcare reforms that enact consumer choice, strengthen the doctor-patient relationship and lower cost. "But those two repeals would be delayed for some period of time", he said.
Senate Democrats will be fighting as hard as they can Monday night to fight what they dubbed "the Republican plan to make America sick again" by repealing Obamacare, also known as the Orwellian Death Panels Republicans have been warning you about for years.
He told the Vox interviewers, the federal government "put a big slug of money" into encouraging medical providers to digitize their records. Others wanted to keep the existing law and fix what was wrong.
In her speech, Burwell noted that insurance companies have until mid-2017 to decide whether they'll participate in 2018 marketplaces and how they will price their plans.
"We ask the citizens: Please call your legislator, particularly the Republicans, and ask them to get on board with Governor Dayton's bill and waste no time, because open enrollment ends on January 31".
By almost any measure, ObamaCare has failed: It didn't lower costs, it didn't increase choice, middle-class families continue to lose health plans they were promised they could keep, and Americans continue to call for ObamaCare's repeal.
Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Friday that if he had his way, "I would start bringing up those elements that start repairing the damage and I would start taking votes on those right now". "So it could get to that point", Paul said, adding that he'd still likely support a standalone repeal bill.