5 Key Takeaways From The GOP Health Overhaul Plan

Republicans on Monday evening unveiled their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Republicans on Monday evening unveiled their long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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Got questions about the GOP plan to overhaul federal health law? Join us on Twitter Thursday 12-1 p.m. ET for our #ACAchat. Kaiser’s Julie Rovner, NPR’s Alison Kodjak and health policy analysts of various political persuasions will be online discussing how the Republican plan could work, who wins and who loses. See you there!

After literally years of promises, House Republicans have a bill they say will “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act.

Some conservative Republicans have derided the new proposal — the American Health Care Act — calling it “Obamacare Lite.” It keeps intact some of the more popular features of the ACA, such as allowing adult children to stay on their parents’ health plans to age 26 and, at least in theory, ensuring that people with pre-existing conditions will

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/09/519304881/5-things-to-watch-with-the-gop-health-law-overhaul?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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