Governors and state lawmakers analyzing the Republican plan to replace former President
The ax would fall especially hard on
"It would actually leave our nation worse off than before the ACA was implemented," Gov.
Most states don't yet have firm cost estimates on the consequences of the proposal by
In addition to
It is the
Under the Affordable Care Act, 31 states and the
Among those benefiting from
Boone said it was the first time he has had health coverage as an adult, and it allowed him to get treatment for medical problems he didn't know he had. They included high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a hernia.
His coverage could be a casualty if the
"I really don't have a full grasp of the situation yet," Boone said. "But right now, I'm scared to death."
The federal government paid the entire cost of the
The Republican plan, which is supported by President
"It's not sustainable for
Several other Republican governors are calling on
"This certainly signals that there's more work to be done,"
"I don't like the aspect of the more risk," he said, "but I think from a more nation-centric viewpoint, it's probably necessary."
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