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State lawmaker says he was worried the Trump Administration would use information on those who purchased plans to try and deport them.
Read recent commentaries about the future of the Affordable Care Act.
In a commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine, the president acknowledges that the Affordable Care Act has problems but says if Republicans’ don’t have a firm plan for replacing it when they seek to repeal the law, they could do immense damage to consumers. Meanwhile, Democrats ask their Republican colleagues to compromise on modifying the existing law.
News organizations explore the various ideas being floated as congressional Republicans try to develop an Obamacare alternative.
Health care for many in California is at stake, as a third of residents are currently covered by the state’s Medicaid program.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
Trump and leading Republicans like the idea. Some policymakers and experts say it wasn’t viable in the first place.
California is the first state to seek federal permission to allow these immigrants to buy health insurance through the state-based exchange.
The state has cut the uninsured rate in half since 2012. Nationally, the rate falls to 9.1 percent, and nearly 13 million more people are insured than when the health law began enrollment efforts in 2013, the Census Bureau reports.
But the remaining uninsured are tough to reach.