Underfunded hospitals around the country, particularly in rural areas, could be forced to close their doors, leaving millions of Americans with nowhere to turn for critical medical care.
Patient protections, like preventing insurance companies from denying coverage because of a preexisting condition, removing the cap on maximum health-care benefits, allowing children to stay on their parents’ health insurance plans until age 26 and preventing discrimination by insurers, would be eliminated.
Meanwhile, the pharmaceutical industry’s greed will be rewarded as prescription drug costs for older Americans will likely rise by as much as 50 percent, and the wealthiest 2 percent can look forward to a $346 billion tax break.
We will demonstrate in their communities, jam up their phone lines and throw them out at the ballot box if they go forward with their plans.
If Trump allows the Republican Party to go ahead with its plans, it will dismantle the health-care system and jeopardize the economic security of millions of Americans.