GOP Health Bill Is Giant Step Backward, Consumer Advocates Say
“This isn’t repeal and replace — it’s repeal and destroy the coverage for millions of Californians, who buy coverage as individuals, or who depend on the Medi-Cal program," Health Access California's Anthony Wright says.
California Consumer Groups Blast Obamacare Repeal Plan
The plan from House Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be disastrous for California. That's the word from California consumer groups, who have a laundry list of complaints about the proposal. (Goldberg, 3/8)
In other news —
Orange County Register:
Obamacare Supporters Rally Against Proposed Replacement Plan At Mimi Walters' Office
Speakers called on Walters to oppose the legislation which would no longer require Americans to buy health insurance, offer tax credits in place of subsidies and roll back the Medicaid expansion. The insurance plan for low-income residents is called Medi-Cal in California.The repeal and replace legislation was released Monday by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, who chairs the Energy and Commerce Committee. Walters is a member of the committee, which is scheduled to hold a meeting on the bill Wednesday. (Perkes, 3/7)