The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan. Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket and slash funding for Medicaid.
Gov. Scott Walker has called for the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act and rolling back Medicaid, and today he’s arguing that this disastrous bill–that would leave Wisconsin residents paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, and gift tax breaks to the wealthiest few–doesn’t go far enough.
State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.
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