Local health care experts weigh in on Affordable Care Act debate
Jul 29, 2017, 00:13
The U.S. Senate failed in an early morning vote to approve a slimmed down effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
President Donald Trump has declined to guarantee payments, and has floated the idea of letting the law fail.
After the Senate on Wednesday rejected a measure that would have repealed major provisions of the health law but would not have provided a replacement, Senate Republicans are trying to unite behind a so-called "skinny repeal" that would only undo select provisions, according to the Associated Press. The sad fact is that many Republican constituencies stand to be harmed by a repeal and ill-thought replacement bill as much as anyone else.
"Because if there's no mandate, they won't get insurance until they get sick", agreed Aaron Zolbrod, owner of the Health Insurance Store in Connellsville.
Zolbrod touted a single-payer system as a solution to the shortcomings of the current health care status quo, stressing that it was not socialized medicine but instead a framework in which the government pays premiums, gives vouchers and allows insurance companies to compete for consumers to cast vouchers with them for "hopefully zero dollars, or next to zero dollars".
In a statement following defeat of the measure on a 49-51 vote, the California Democrat says, "The American people have spoken loud and clear against the higher costs and monstrous cruelty of Trumpcare".
The National LGBTQ Task Force Action Fund continues to engage its member base in urging their Senators via phone calls, e-mails, and social media posts to protect our care and vote NO on any form of ACA repeal. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, who had not assured the Senate of his vote prior to the tally.
Following the collapse, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, "I regret that our efforts were simply not enough, this time".
Just prior to the procedural vote, Republican Sen.
The initiative is how the groups - including Save My Care, Our Lives on the Line and Health Care for America Now, which are hubs of labor and progressive organizations' health care lobbying efforts - plan to gather voters' contact information, which can be used to direct those voters toward protests, town halls and more in the coming weeks and months.
McConnell put the health bill on hold and announced that the Senate would move onto other legislation next week.
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But her influence has been on the wane in recent years amid the growing influence of the BJP led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi . She questioned when she can not raise the voices of the weaker sections then what is the use of her being in the House.
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