Senate GOP focuses on insurance premiums, but would health plans be affordable?
The Washington Post ------ Their plans in shambles for a hurried vote to rewrite major parts of the Affordable Care Act, Senate Republicans are still reciting their mantra on what their conservative approach to health policy would do. Loyalists and rebels alike, GOP senators say the bill would help fulfill the party’s goal of driving down insurance premiums. A growing body of scrutiny is finding that the claim is only partly true, however. And looking broadly at the overall costs for individuals buying coverage on their own, these analyses are concluding that the bill would place such large financial burdens on many people, especially those who are poor, that millions of Americans probably would decide they could not afford to be insured. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.