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GOPCare: Take Coverage Away from 24 Million People and Cost an Additional $186 Billion

David Kurtz: So Much Winning (TPM; published 23 March 2017) The nugget that probably best captures the day came from the Congressional Budget Office. It assessed the most recent version of the bill and concluded that it will still take … Continue reading

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GOPCARE, TRUMPCARE: “A lot of people are going to die miserable, painful deaths. “

TPM Reader EE writes: I work in a nursing home and it seems that no-one is talking/asking questions about the devastating effect the medicaid cuts will have on nursing home residents and their families. Families, including middle and upper income families, will … Continue reading

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“We are going to make the changes, we are going to pass the bill and we are going to repeal Obamacare.” — Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX). “Vote him out!” — Crowd.

RECOMMENDED READING: Caitlin McNeal: “GOP Rep. Defends O’care Repeal Plan As Town Hall Crowd Shouts ‘Vote Him Out’” (TPM) During the question and answer portion of the town hall, the congressman told the audience, “We are going to make the … Continue reading

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RECOMMENDED READING: Harold Pollack, “Will ‘repeal and replace’ implode?” (healthinsurance.org)

RECOMMENDED READING: Harold Pollack: “Will ‘repeal and replace’ implode?” (healthinsurance.org) Republicans just proposed a $12,900 annual premium increase on low-income 64-year-olds. A shambolic [chaotic, disorganized] performance. https://www.healthinsurance.org/repeal-and-replace/will-repeal-and-replace-implode/

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“The CBO finds, for example, that a 64-year-old with an income of 26K would see net premium rise from $1700 to $14,600. — Paul Krugman

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Donald Trump Lied About Trumpcare, aka GOP-CARE

Source and RECOMMENDED READING: Jeffrey Young: 24 Million People Stand To Lose Insurance Under GOP Obamacare ‘Replacement’ (Huffington Post) Donald Trump had promised “insurance for everybody.” http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/24-million-more-uninsured-under-gop-obamacare-replacement_us_58c6ebb2e4b0598c6698b098?dw8jqotcy8z4obt9&ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009 MORE RECOMMENDED READING: Greg Sargent: Donald Trump’s deliberate corruption of reality-based governing (Washington … Continue reading

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Trump’s Trumpcare Promises

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