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Compare Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act to Current Law, House-Passed AHCA

How Do the Plans Approach:

  • Subsidies for People with Individual Market Plans
  • States’ Role in Regulations
  • Medicaid
  • Women’s Health
  • Medicare

Premiums Under the Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act

Marketplace enrollees would pay on average 74% more towards the premium for a benchmark silver plan in 2020 under the Senate’s Better Care Reconciliation Act compared to current law.

New York Times Op-Ed

Drew Altman: The Republicans’ Jekyll-and-Hyde Health Care Plan

“Overall the plan will benefit the wealthy and young adults, but hurt larger numbers of people who are old or poor.”

Interactive Map: What's at Stake with ACA Repeal?

  • Number of Traditional & Expansion Medicaid Enrollees
  • Federal & Expansion Medicaid Spending Amounts
  • Reduction in Number of People without Insurance, 2013-2015
  • Estimated Number of People with Declinable Pre-Existing Condition

Map: Counties at Risk of Having No Insurer on the 2018 Marketplace

47 out of 3,143 counties nationally are at risk of going without an insurer offering plans on the 2018 marketplace.

Gaps in Coverage Among People With Pre-Existing Conditions

6.3 million

people could potentially face higher premiums under the House’s American Health Care Act, due to pre-existing health conditions

Pre-ACA Market Practices Provide Lessons for ACA Replacement Approaches

There were many aspects of the pre-ACA non-group market that made it difficult for people with health problems to get and keep non-group coverage.  Any proposal for replacing the ACA will have to determine which, if any, of these previous insurance practices will once again be permitted.

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