It's Obamacare-lite. Or at least Obamacare-ish.
The Affordable Care Act subsidies that allow low-income people to afford policies? They're in the
The protections for people with pre-existing conditions? They're in there, too. As with Obamacare, insurers would be barred from increasing someone's premiums or denying coverage because they were ill.
Both provisions were lost in the unpopular American Health Care Act, which
But make no mistake: The
All of which is an acknowledgment that Obamacare gets more right than it doesn't. That's why conservatives are already objecting to the
There's a simpler path, of course.
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