Saturday, March 11, 2017

GOP Premium Penalty to Replace Obamacare Tax Penalty?

Michael Hamilton, Hamilton, Consumer Power Report March 7, 2017

The latest bill favored by House GOP leaders – the American Health Care Act (AHCA) released on March 6 – appears to make unnecessary concessions out of the gates. Even if passing AHCA proves to be the only politically viable path forward for replacing Obamacare – and I think it is too early to grant it this status – Republicans should claw back ground they obviously should have kept all along. For example, Republicans pride themselves on removing the individual mandate and tax penalty for individuals who don’t buy insurance, but the GOP leadership’s latest draft bill replaces the Obamacare.....To Read More.... 

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