Q&A: What Does The Senate Health Bill Mean For Me?

The ongoing debate over health care has many people wondering how changes will affect their coverage.

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The ongoing debate over health care has many people wondering how changes will affect their coverage.

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Since Senate Republicans released the draft of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act last week, many people have been wondering how the proposed changes will affect their own coverage, and their family’s: Will my pre-existing condition be covered? Will my premiums go up or down?

The bill is still a work in progress, but we’ve taken a sampling of questions from All Things Considered listeners and answered them, based on what we know now.

Q: My husband and I are both in our 50s, self-employed, and we have a daughter in college. We buy insurance through the California exchange. Our family premium is now $1,100 a month with a deductible of $6,800 per person. We have never received a subsidy.

Three months ago, I was diagnosed with

Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/06/27/534576392/q-a-what-does-the-senate-health-bill-mean-for-me?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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