Tuesday, November 29, 2016

By picking Tom Price to lead HHS, Trump shows he’s absolutely serious about dismantling Obamacare - Vox

By picking Tom Price to lead HHS, Trump shows he’s absolutely serious about dismantling Obamacare - Vox

It would replace the law with a plan that does more to benefit the young, healthy, and rich — and disadvantages the sick, old, and poor. Price’s plan provides significantly less help to those with preexisting conditions than other Republican proposals, particularly the replacement plan offered by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI).

The biggest cut to the poor in Price’s plan is the full repeal of the Medicaid expansion, a program that currently covers millions of low-income Americans, which Price replaces with, well, nothing.

  

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