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The Fate Of The ACA Under Trump

J. Scott Applewhite / AP Photo

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.,speaks to reporters as he pushes a last-ditch effort to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP Photo

Republican lawmakers are aggressively pushing a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy’s legislation would take funding for “Obamacare” and give it to states in the form of block grants. Some analysts have argued the proposal would significantly reduce the number of Americans with health insurance and the bill may lack the Republican support it needs before the impending Sept. 30 deadline.

California Healthline Reporter Emily Bazar explains what’s at stake with the bill ahead of her panel discussion Thursday titled The ACA: What Happens Under Trump.


Chris Remington

Former Producer, Insight

Chris joined Capital Public Radio’s “Insight with Beth Ruyak” in September 2016, booking a wide variety of guests, developing questions and producing music elements for the program.  Read Full Bio 

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