The debate over the future of health care in America moved into the streets of Omaha Saturday.
According to a report from the Milken Institute of Public Health, repealing the ACA could result in not only 20 million people uninsured, but the loss of 2.6 million jobs in 2019 alone.
He said there could be further changes to the legislation in response to concerns by Senate Republicans and even some in the House.
For the last week, politicians, pundits, and many Americans have been waiting anxiously for the official estimate from the Congressional Budget Office on the effects of the GOP’s proposed Obamacare replacement. “But, the numbers are what they are, and it is what it is”. Sandy Hausman reports that the association representing more than a hundred Virginia hospitals is concerned and has its members on Capitol Hill expressing reservations.
High-Risk Pools: Insurance groups that cover individuals with high health insurance costs, such as people who have a past serious illness or a chronic condition.
“Twenty percent of people on Medicaid have psychiatric illness, addiction, or dementia”, Davis said in an interview on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” Monday night. We have more people that we’re covering in this state. Young, however, believes Medicaid cuts are necessary because the expansion under Obamacare is unsustainable.
It’s not yet clear if the bill will make it through Congress. Committee hearings are scheduled for this week and it could go to the House floor next week.
“About half of what Texas hospitals get from Medicaid today comes through payments that are outside from the regular Medicaid program”, she says, which adds up to $4 billion in federal funds every year.
“These reforms will lower premiums and increase access to quality health care while reducing the federal deficit by $337 billion and taxes by $880 billion”, he said in a statement. Right now, we have some people on Medicaid who are working, and have jobs. “It’s a bad deal for the American people”. Under the GOP bill, states that expanded Medicaid would get more money. They need to look me in the eye when they talk about these cuts.
Sebelius said, “I ” m not sure what the Republican goal is.
Mr Trump said on Friday he is “100 per cent in favour” of the replacement health care measure, and described Obamacare as a “disaster”.