Former President Trump has vowed to repeal President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) if he is elected president in 2024, despite multiple failed repeal attempts in the past.
“Obamacare is too expensive, otherwise it wouldn’t be good health care.” written by trump on his social media platform Truth Social.
The Christmas post comes as Congress has long unsuccessfully attempted to repeal the ACA, commonly known as Obamacare.
Republicans have largely abandoned their campaign against former President Obama’s signature health care bill. Nevertheless, Trump vowed to “come up with a much better and cheaper alternative.”
“People will be happy, not sad!” Trump wrote.
“Providing Americans with better health care than Obamacare will be a priority for the Trump administration,” President Trump wrote in Truth Social last month. Obamacare went into effect in March 2010.
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“It’s not a cost issue, it’s a health issue,” he says. I have written. “America has probably the best health care plan anywhere in the world. Right now, we have one of the worst health care plans.”
But Republican lawmakers have said renewing the fight against Obamacare is not a priority. At the time of President Trump’s post last month, Senate Majority Whip John Thune (R.S.D.) reportedly He was an advocate of lowering health care costs and “making the health care system more efficient.”
“But I don’t know,” he said of Trump’s post. “I’d like to know what your proposal is.”
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Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana), the ranking Republican on the Senate Health Committee, also said such medical replacements are “unlikely to happen.”
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Earlier this year, a Texas judge known for previously ruling Obamacare unconstitutional sided with a conservative activist and a Christian dentist on religious grounds, arguing that the health care law’s mandates for contraception and HIV prevention are important. criticized that aspect.
The March decision challenged Obamacare’s requirement that insurers cover certain preventive care, raising concerns from the Biden administration and more than two dozen states, mostly controlled by Democrats.
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The legal battle echoes past challenges, particularly a 2020 case by the Little Sisters of the Poor in which the Supreme Court upheld exemptions from Obamacare’s insurance requirements for religiously affiliated organizations and some for-profit businesses.
As of January 2023, approximately 16 million Americans were enrolled in Obamacare plans, an increase of 13% from the previous year.