With Obamacare Repeal, Report Estimates Loss Of Health Coverage For Utah Kids

  • With Obamacare Repeal, Report Estimates Loss Of Health Coverage For Utah Kids

With Obamacare Repeal, Report Estimates Loss Of Health Coverage For Utah Kids

I hope Rep. Denham will do his due diligence to ensure the repeal of the ACA will come with an appropriate replacement so that I, along with so many other millions of Americans, are not grossly neglected and again treated like second-class citizens.

"He was diagnosed with autism at the age of 3 and the Affordable Care Act is what provides the insurance that covers his treatments right now and the treatments that have been life changing for us", Torlone explained to MetroNews during a rally to keep, not repeal the ACA.

Teresita Batayola recently traveled to Washington, D.C. Batayola is CEO of International Community Health Services.

Their message was simple: "We have seen it really make a difference in our communities and our patients", Batayola said.

My members of Congress should protect and strengthen the Affordable Care Act, not repeal it. As the chart below, from the Kaiser Family Foundation, illustrates, the percentage of American women without health insurance declined from 19.3 percent in 2010 to 10.5 percent in 2016.

"You're going to have more demand for that service, because the clinics we have, a lot of them are very low-priced or free", Pyers said.

He also criticized the high-deductible plans offered through the law, though many Republican health plans emphasize "catastrophic coverage", which would require consumers to pay even more out of pocket for medical expenses. The child had special needs, and the father had Hepatitis C.

He said he wanted "good coverage at much less cost" and "a much better healthcare plan at much less money". The health care program has its problems, but it was a saving grace for many college students around the country.

The deadline is approaching for people who want to purchase health insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace.

Under the plan, individuals with pre-existing conditions could obtain insurance within two years of repeal and not face higher premiums or denial of coverage. It expanded Medicaid to cover older adults and people with disabilities.

After the 2016 election, in which Republican Donald Trump won the presidency and the Republican party took the majority of the house and the senate, repealing the Affordable Care Act has become a possibility. But it's not clear yet what that would be.