AHCA: Far-reaching and Substantial Negative Impact

There is plenty not to like about the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a center piece of President Trump’s legislative agenda.  The prospect of someone without health care coverage being penalized when they seek health coverage (the opposite of the Affordable Care Act) is all wrong.  Millions of Americans covered under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will once again find health care coverage unaffordable if the AHCA is passed and federal tax subsidies for coverage and funds for Medicaid expansion are eliminated or people can once again be denied coverage because of pre-existing conditions.  How is this making health care more affordable and better as President Trump promised?  How is this making America great?

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