Thousands expected to march in Atlanta against Affordable Care Act repeal

Hundreds gather at Park Square in Pittsfield to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act Medicare Medicaid and Social Security. The rally in Pittsfield is one of the many similar rallies being held across the country on Saturday

Hundreds gather at Park Square in Pittsfield to rally in support of the Affordable Care Act Medicare Medicaid and Social Security. The rally in Pittsfield is one of the many similar rallies being held across the country on Saturday

Some saying they've seen the positive impact of the Affordable Care Act. Republicans have long opposed the law, and current President Donald Trump has said he wants the law repealed and replaced.

After his events in Palm Harbor and New Port Richey earlier this month, Bilirakis announced he cosponsored legislation to protect pre-existing conditions under the replacement of the Affordable Care Act. That said, it does appear that there are many people still in favor of the Obamacare system, despite some of the pitfalls it has on other Americans.

According to an 1199SEIU press release, Congress's plan to repeal without a replacement in place "would threaten the economic viability of the health-care institutions that serve our communities and cause 30 million hardworking Americans to lose health-care coverage".

They are calling congressional offices and showing up at their representatives' town hall meetings with angst-filled stories about a pre-ACA world in which they couldn't get individual health plans because of their medical histories.

The state manages Medicaid and will be front and center in addressing changes to the health care system. But they also should demand that health care continue to move toward a model that pays for value rather than volume. "I did a few years without health insurance in grad school, and that made me nervous constantly".

"We have our job to do here, we have to keep working here".

When he called his insurance company, he said it wouldn't switch him to another plan.

The ACS is not flawless, but it's a lifeline for millions of Americans, and the countless more who have benefited from the low-priced cancer screenings, the patient protections and the subsidies to offset the cost of coverage.

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"When government gets too heavily involved, things go downhill", responded Robert Rappaport of Naples.

The Affordable Care Act has provided coverage to roughly 900,000 New Jersey residents: 250,000 who get coverage through the subsidized federal marketplace, and another 650,000 who became eligible for Medicaid when it was expanded under the act.

The cost of housing is approximately 29% of income (see Cost of Living Index for Selected U.S. Cities).

The Republican Governors Public Policy Committee has drafted up its policy demands for Congress - but is still undecided on at least two significant policy questions.

"Obamacare has been one failed promise after another".

"Obamacare has failed. We welcome any and all efforts to repeal and replace it that put patients first."

Notably, the block grants also represent a hard limit on federal payouts; states will have to contend with concentrated populations of individuals who require more healthcare coverage than federal allocations will cover.

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