Why the "Repeal and Replace" Plan Means More Uninsured, Higher Costs - Health Professionals & Allied Employees

Why the “Repeal and Replace” Plan Means More Uninsured, Higher Costs

Congressional Republicans have unveiled legislation to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Their American Healthcare Act (AHCA) has many components, but it’s already clear that this legislation, if passed and signed by Trump, will cause millions of people to lose their insurance and raise healthcare costs for poor and working people, as well as seniors. Here are some resources to help you learn more about the AHCA:

HPAE “Action Alert” on the Congressional Republican Plan

HPAE President Ann Twomey’s Statement on the “Repeal and Replace” Plan

How the House Republicans’ Proposed Obamacare Replacement Compares – Washington Post

How Many People Are Affected by Obamacare Premium Increases? (Hint, It’s Fewer Than You Think) –New York Times

What is Trumpcare? – American Federation of Teachers  

Experts: The GOP Health Care Plan Just Won’t Work – NBC News

Five Ways The GOP Health Bill Would Reverse Course From The ACA – Kaiser Health News

The Massive Tax Cuts for the Rich Inside the GOP Health-Care Plan – Washington Post

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