How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

Some lawmakers are raising concern that the Senate health care bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else.

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Some lawmakers are raising concern that the Senate health care bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else.

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Senate Republicans have little margin for error as they prepare for a vote this coming week on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Some lawmakers are already raising concern that the bill could aggravate the problem of healthy people going without insurance, driving up costs for everyone else.

“If you can get insurance after you get sick, you will,” Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., told NBC’s Today Show. “And without the individual mandate, that sort of adverse selection, the death spiral, the elevated premiums, all of that that’s going on gets worse under this bill.”

Article source: http://www.npr.org/2017/06/24/534153075/how-the-senate-health-care-bill-could-disrupt-the-insurance-market?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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