The survey also found that large shares of the public, and majorities of people in both major political parties, supported the federal government barring health insurers from charging people with pre-existing health conditions more money for their coverage, and requiring that insurance plans cover a certain minimum set of health benefits. The new Bill won't change the Obamacare as drastically as the House legislation passed in May, but demands significant cuts that would likely benefit the uninsured. The 142-page bill which seeks to reverse the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) has been pushed forward for Senate voting next week.
Republicans have a 52 to 48 majority in the Senate.
Senate bill: Tax credits primarily based on income, age and geography, but would cover a simpler plan.
It is now up to us to let our Senators know that this bill is unacceptable.
The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 million Americans covered by Obama's law. Trump tweeted. "Remember, ObamaCare is dead".
"I haven't read the text yet", he said. The Senate bill would repeal the tax this year. If the four senators - Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Ron Johnson, R-Wis., Mike Lee, R- Utah, and Rand Paul, R-Ky. - join Democratic senators in opposing the bill, it will be defeated.
After weeks of heated discussions and arguments, Senate Republicans unveiled the text of their health care refurbish plan.
"I hope we are going to surprise you with a really good plan", Trump said in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. "We can't expect that women will be able to be economically secure if they can't access health care and take care of themselves and their families".
While substantial number of Republican senators being unhappy with the bill could be a bump on the road, the real test of the bill would arrive in the following week when the Congressional Budget Office releases its analysis of the bill. Over time, this would means states will get a lot less money than they do under current law. Analysis shows that both the House and Senate versions of Trumpcare would strip coverage from millions and would make existing insurance policies worse and more expensive for almost all Americans.
The subsidies also make it so a person can not pay more than a certain percentage of their income on premiums.