The Winners: Insurance Companies, Young People And The Rich
Media outlets look at how different groups will fare under the Republicans' health plan.
As Health Care Bill Heads To Senate, 7 Winners And Losers
It’s the first step toward fulfilling a promise Republican legislators have campaigned on for seven years. But even though the House voted Thursday to repeal major elements of the Affordable Care Act, the effort still faces a number of major political hurdles, not the least of which is that little is known about this legislation’s impacts. (Facher, 5/4)
3 Winners And 3 Losers From The Republican Vote To Replace Obamacare
If the bill makes it through the Senate and becomes law, Republicans will have achieved a campaign promise they’ve been making for the past seven years. Millions of Americans will lose health insurance altogether, according to CBO estimates based on an earlier version of the bill. Taxes will drop for the wealthiest Americans. And for those still buying individual plans, the American health insurance system will prioritize the needs of young and healthy people more, and sicker people less. (Kliff, 5/4)