New Academic Report Reveals Likely Trumpcare Damage

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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
New Academic Report Reveals Likely Trumpcare Damage

by Stephen Lendman

Late Wednesday, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R. CA) said "(w)e have enough votes" to pass Trumpcare on Thursday. "It'll pass," he added.

Earlier in the day, $8 billion was added to help cover individuals with pre-existing conditions – a meaningless amount providing too little help to matter.

The measure faces strong opposition from healthcare advocacy groups. American Medical Association president Dr. Andrew Gurman said "(n)one of the legislative tweaks under consideration changes the serious harm to patients and the health care delivery system."

The 11th hour changes "tinker at the edges without remedying the fundamental failing of the bill – that millions of Americans will lose their health insurance as a direct result of this proposal."

It's an abomination, leaving low-income Americans unable to get vital affordable
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