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Call Congress About the Healthcare Age Tax

Call Congress About the Healthcare Age Tax

Today is the big day that congress is trying to push through the repeal and replace bill, also known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA).

I just contacted my congressman’s office asking him to vote NO and I hope you will do the same.  And here’s why.

It’s a bad deal.  Even the Republicans don’t like it, which is why there’s so much commotion today.  Key problems:

  • People will lose their insurance.  24 million fewer insured over the next ten years
  • The poorest people get impacted the most.  Medicaid (helping the poorest Americans) cut by $880 billion
  • The rich get richer.  AHCA gives an $883 billion tax cut, $274 billion to the richest 2%

Source: CBO: American Health Care Act

But wait, there’s more.

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