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Charlie Katebi talks to Fox 5 DC about the Senate Graham-Cassidy bill

Young Voices Advocate, Charlie Katebi, talks to Fox 5 DC about the latest development in the GOP’s efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare…the Graham-Cassidy bill.

Repeal of Obamacare goes down in flames – THE AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE

As Republican legislators oscillate between strategies to “repeal and replace” themess that is the Affordable Care Act, the health of the nation hangs in the balance.

Instead of the long-awaited panacea promised during Obama’s presidency, Senate Republicans have, after years of impassioned rhetoric, little to show for all their efforts. Presently, the only viable option is to reconsider Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for a repeal of the ACA, which would take effect in two year’s time and give Congress the opportunity to properly remedy the ACA’s ills. Repeal without simultaneous replacement doesn’t seem satisfying after years of waiting for sweeping reform. Yet, it’s sensible since a decent replacement bill is neither immediately possible nor desirable.

Read more at the American Conservative 

The Senate healthcare bill is the solution we’ve been waiting for – WASHINGTON EXAMINER

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., initially unveiled the Senate’s healthcare reform bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act, conservatives inside and outside of Congress criticized the bill for maintaining Obamacare’s regulations that increase the cost of insurance and make coverage unaffordable for millions. However, the newest version of the bill removes many of these regulations and takes greater strides towards making health insurance less expensive.

The original version of the BCRA made few changes to Obamacare’s insurance rules. Under the plan, insurers would still be prohibited from charging healthy individuals lower premiums than sicker and more-expensive subscribers.

Read more in The Washington Examiner

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