LETTER: National health care program would benefit all, Anne Coen Mccabe, Poughkeepsie Journal

Health insurance rates have been rising since the beginning of 2017. Republican trumpeted efforts gutting the Affordable Care Act entirely and the Trump administration’s gutting by 90 percent of the ACA advertising budget have reduced enrollment in the program and made insurance companies nervous about the future, whence the precipitous climb of insurance premiums.

So, what plan have the Republicans to offer instead? Well, much is not clear, but from what has been released as of Sept. 19, 16 groups, including The American Cancer Society, representing patients and health care providers oppose the Republicans’ newest attempt at repeal and replace, the Graham-Cassidy Bill.

Read the rest of the letter at the Poughkeepsie Journal here.

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