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What Happens If Trump Repeals Obamacare? Donald Trump Says He May Keep Parts of Obama Health Care Act. The new plans drop all mention of reining in high drug prices, which Mr.

Donald Trump Says He May Keep Parts of Obama Health Care Act

Trump had advocated for months, and add new language about modernizing Medicare, a potential nod to congressional efforts to give people vouchers toward buying private health insurance. “Health care is shaping up as a priority for the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress,” said Larry Levitt, an executive at the Kaiser Family Foundation, which closely tracks health policy. “But we still have very little detail about what that really means.”

Donald J Trump for President. Since March of 2010, the American people have had to suffer under the incredible economic burden of the Affordable Care Act—Obamacare.

Donald J Trump for President

This legislation, passed by totally partisan votes in the House and Senate and signed into law by the most divisive and partisan President in American history, has tragically but predictably resulted in runaway costs, websites that don’t work, greater rationing of care, higher premiums, less competition and fewer choices. Obamacare has raised the economic uncertainty of every single person residing in this country. Donald Trump elected: His 7 point plan for healthcare. President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on promises to shake up Washington, with radical ideas on immigration and trade - but that is only the beginning.

Donald Trump elected: His 7 point plan for healthcare

He also made a big push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. [Also: Nearly 100 things insiders told us about Donald Trump's healthcare plans; The good, bad, and the very ugly] His healthcare plan, released in March, focuses on seven broad bullet point measures that promise to overturn Obamacare, break down state barriers and even expand healthcare access. What will Trump do about Obamacare? The prognosis for the Affordable Care Act is looking dire.

What will Trump do about Obamacare?

President-elect Donald Trump promised to “immediately repeal and replace Obamacare” while he was campaigning, a promise that will at the very least put President Obama’s signature health care legislation in the ER. The law remains divisive in the country, with opinions equally split between 45 percent with favorable views of it and 45 percent who see it negatively, according to the Henry J. Trump's Health Plan: Pay Your Own Medical Bills. Five disgruntled Republican physicians and one nurse warmed up the conference room at a Hilton DoubleTree hotel in Pennsylvania yesterday.

Trump's Health Plan: Pay Your Own Medical Bills

All were members of the U.S. Congress, gathered for a rally that Donald Trump would call “a meeting talking about health care.” On the day that health-insurance enrollment began for 2017, the Trump campaign chose to keep the focus on medicine. California Faces Major Reversal If Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law. California has a lot to lose if President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress fulfill their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare.

California Faces Major Reversal If Trump, Congress Scrap Health Law

The Golden State fully embraced the Affordable Care Act by expanding Medicaid coverage for the poor and creating its own health insurance exchange for about 1.4 million enrollees. Supporters held California up as proof the health law could work as intended. The 2016 Election Reveals The Differences On Health Care Are Deeper Than Ever. We are nearing the grand finale of our long and disheartening election opera, one we dare not ignore because the outcomes matter so much.

The 2016 Election Reveals The Differences On Health Care Are Deeper Than Ever

While the election results will not be determined by public reactions to the Affordable Care Act, the ACA’s fate will be mightily determined by Tuesday’s outcomes. What have we learned about our collective health future over the past 18 months and what might this mean for our health system’s future? Public opinion on health reform is as frozen today as it was in spring, 2015. What Lies Ahead For Obamacare In The Trump Administration. President-elect Donald Trump has consistently promised to repeal Obamacare.

What Lies Ahead For Obamacare In The Trump Administration

Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jeff Kowalsky/AFP/Getty Images President-elect Donald Trump has consistently promised to repeal Obamacare. President-elect Donald Trump has promised over and over in recent months that he will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, when he reaches the White House.