How will Affordable Care Act repeal affect local exchanges?

Jon Howard
January 19, 2017

"It provides Congress with the legislative tools to repeal and replace Obamacare", Ryan said.

"We want to make sure our congressional leaders hear us and know that we are watching", she said.

Even if President-elect Donald Trump succeeds in repealing the Affordable Care Act, most companies will continue to offer numerous popular provisions of the law to their employees.

An embrace of universal health care would mark a sharp break for most Republicans, as they plan to repeal and replace the current health care law. "Much less expensive and much better", he said, hinting the lower costs would come in the form of lower deductibles.

One woman explained that she "doesn't support Obama so I don't support the Obama-things he's got going on".

Republicans have called Obamacare federal government overreach and have sought to undermine it in Congress and the courts since it was passed by Democratic majorities in the House and Senate in 2010.

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Fackler says there shouldn't be any immediate changes to health care plan options.

"What I say to Republicans is take a position to save the Affordable Care Act that is not politic or safe", Lee said. "We are concerned they are making reckless decisions without hearing from their constituents".

With the recent vote to move ahead with the repeal process without a replacement bill in place, Congressional committees in Washington are now beginning to write the repeal legislation. "And nobody is going to be dying on the streets with a President Trump", he promised. There has yet to be a plan revealed for this so-called replacement, and many Americans are both in the dark and in a panic as to the future of their health care plans.

According to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, more Americans think Obamacare is a good idea than a bad idea by a 45-41 margin.

Carla Lievano, a single-mother, is anxious about losing her health benefits if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.

Michigan SenatorGary Peters joined Stateside to discuss the rally and what he's hearing from Michigan voters and lawmakers with regard to the ACA and Republican repeal efforts.

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