That's the conclusion of a new
By Kaiser's estimation, the Republican plan favors the wealthy and the young. Most Minnesotans 40 and younger who make at least
Kaiser also measured the impact of the Republican plan on tax credits for Minnesotans ages 27 and 40 making
Poor seniors did even worse, with 60-year-olds making
Constituents reacting to the proposed changes have been bombarding congressional supporters of the plan with angry comments on social media.
Paulsen, a Republican representing the western
He said the new
A member of the
One big difference between Obamacare and the
According to the
The Kaiser conclusions are in line with what most experts have concluded about the
The biggest issue is how many Americans could lose coverage under the Republican plan, said
Part of that is tied to a reduction in tax credits. The
The Republican plan does not tie credits to cost of insurance. Nor does the
"It is simpler to administer, but a lot less fair," Jost said. The Republican plan "will cover more higher-income and young people and fewer poor and older people."
The Republican plan does give extra tax credits to older Americans seeking coverage. But the credits are not enough to offset the
He also touted the proposed restrictions on
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