‘It’s Even More Bleak Than We Thought’: Health Advocates, Calif. Dems Criticize GOP Plan
“I think they’ve managed to do a good job in making sure everyone with health insurance will get worse coverage with fewer benefits,” said state Sen. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento).
GOP Reveals Obamacare Repeal Plan, Alarming California Democrats
Long-awaited legislation announced Monday night to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act immediately raised cries of dismay among Democratic legislators and consumer health advocates in California. House Republicans in Washington, D.C., called it a necessary fix. The bill, part of President Donald Trump’s campaign promise to dump Obamacare, sparked fears from some that millions of Americans will lose health coverage. (Pugh, Daugherty, Buck and Caiola, 3/6)
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Disability Rights Groups Oppose Obamacare Repeal
Advocates for people with disabilities say the Affordable Care Act has improved access and has made it easier for people with disabilities to live independently. What's more, they say, Obamacare has introduced some vital protections. (Goldberg, 3/7)