Published: Wed, June 28, 2017
Sci-tech | By Carrie Guzman

Nation's Largest Doctors' Group Slams Republican Health Care Bill

Nation's Largest Doctors' Group Slams Republican Health Care Bill

15 million fewer people would be enrolled in Medicaid by 2026. It shows that 22 million more Americans would be uninsured in 2016 as a result, and would reduce the federal deficit by $321 billion over 10 years. As Trump was whipping votes, a pro-Trump group went after Republican Nevada Senator Dean Heller, who came out against the bill.

Senate Republican leaders have repeatedly disparaged the validity of the CBO's recent estimates, saying only about half the people it predicted would use the Affordable Care Act marketplace as actually are, and more people than it predicted enrolled in Medicaid.

The numbers could prove a major headache for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who's been striving for a vote on the controversial legislation by the end of this week ahead of the July 4th Congressional recess. Here is a sampling of what these Republicans said, and what the CBO says on the same topic. The decrease would be less than in 2020 mainly because of a reduction in the federal stabilization funding. The Senate bill also assumes that after 2025, medical bills will grow more slowly than they have historically. If you are now in Medicaid, if you became a Medicaid recipient through the Obamacare expansion, you are grandfathered in. "We're talking about in the future". "States are ultimately going to have to ration [their allotment] and say, 'Well, we only get so much from Medicaid, therefore we can not insure more disabled people, more elderly people.' It is frightening for those on low income", Mosman said.

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"The plan in its entirety will absolutely bring premiums down". They would only have to pay a few hundred dollars a year for coverage. That's how markets work, even if the architects of ObamaCare refused to believe it.

CBO: True, broadly speaking. Low-income individuals age 64 or older would see their insurance premiums jump around 280 percent. However, the CBO pointed out that premiums on the Obamacare exchanges would be lower because plans would offer skimpier benefits. "If senators truly care about the well-being of their most vulnerable constituents - the elderly, people with disabilities, and children - they will vote against this legislation". McConnell needs at least 50 of his caucus' 52 Republicans to support the bill for it to pass, and any policy shift to appease the conservative holdouts could cause more moderate GOP lawmakers to balk. Those who don't would have to pay a premium when they finally did sign up. Based on CBO projections, that amounts to an nearly $5,000 increase in annual premiums by 2026, all for plans that cover 12 percent less than they do under Obamacare.

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