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Why It Will Be Hard For The GOP To Repeal And Replace Obamacare?

What is Obamacare? It is a Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act which was signed on March 23, 2010. Obamacare repeal will bring lean times To 9,000 Clinics for the poor.

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“The Affordable Care Act brought us more financial stability”

Mirroring a trend across the country, more of the center’s patients were eligible for this insurance, and more patients were started seeking everyday medical treatment.

Over three years, Neighbourhood healthcare added two new clinics, and started construction on a third one. The group hired of 100 more people, and spruced up its existing digs — all the better to accommodate the 20,000 new patients who streamed in the first year.

Across the country, 550 new clinics have similarly opened to receive 5 million new patients since 2010.

It’s important to understand how the new health care law has accomplished such a dramatic reduction in the number of uninsured.

Steve Rattner recently wrote in the New York Times Opinion section the the GOP will have a tough time repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Steve Rattner’s full article can be read in its entirety here.

But Rattner’s central thesis is straight-forward:

•The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has added 23-26 million Americans to health care insurance rolls

•50% of the cost of doing so comes from taxes, which is repealed, make covering these people mathematically impossible with the remaining funds

•The ACA disproportionately helps low-income people.

Want to hear more from Steve Rattner? Check out Steve Rattner on Quora, or check out Steve Rattner on YouTube or check out Steve Rattner on LinkedIn.

You can also check out all of Steve Rattner’s New York Times columns.

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