“We are now contemplating, Heaven save the mark, a bill that would tax the well for the benefit of the ill.”
Viewpoints: When Insurers Reject ‘Unproven Therapies’; Can Trump Help Americans Who Are Dying ‘Deaths Of Despair’
Source: Kaiser – Health
Republicans have tirelessly campaigned to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a conservative, market-based approach to health care. Almost seven years after its passage, and with the election of a Republican president and Congress, the ACA appeared destined to be repealed and potentially replaced.
The House GOP’s embattled health care bill has plenty of detractors: Democrats, hospitals, the American Medical Association and the House Freedom Caucus all oppose it. But the insurance industry is not on that list — even though it stands to lose millions of customers.