Obamacare: Hospital industry warns of ‘crisis’ if affordable health car act is repealed , Majority say Trump should keep businesses
Stopgap budget would fund government through April
( Market watch) — the U.S. hospital industry is warning President-elect Donald Trump and Congress that repealing the Affordable Care Act could trigger “an unprecedented public health crisis.”
The Washington Post reports the two main trade groups for U.S. hospitals sent a letter to Trump and the top four congressional leaders, saying repeal of Obama care could cost hospitals $165 billion by the middle of the next decade. The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals said the government should help hospitals avoid massive financial losses if the law is rescinded in a way that causes a surge of uninsured patients, the Post wrote.
Also read: Speaker Paul Ryan tells ’60 Minutes’ that Affordable Care Act repeal will come first.
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