43: Merciless (AHCA)

The long awaited, so-called republican healthcare bill is here, and it’s weird! I tried to explain it for you ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ good luck out there.

You may want to start with our Obamacare explainer episode.
Read the American Health Care Act

Paul Ryan introducing the American Health Care Act (AHCA)
Senator Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) on Mercy
Sean Spicer Comparing ACA and AHCA 3/7/17

The Parts of Obamacare Republicans Will Keep, Change or Discard from the New York Times
Tax Credits under the Affordable Care Act vs. the American Health Care Act: An Interactive Map from the Kaiser Family Foundation
Visual guide: What Republicans need to repeal and then replace Obamacare from CNN

Disabled Americans Have the Most to Fear Under RepubliCare by SE Smith for Esquire
How Disabled Americans Are Fighting the GOP Health-Care Bill by David Perry for Pacific Standard

Voices of internal opposition: These Republicans could tank the GOP Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill from the LA Times
Nobody Likes the Obamacare Replacement from POLITICO

AHCApalooza episode of Vox’s In the Weeds podcast
POLITICO Pulse provides daily health policy updates

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