Congressman Issa Releases Discussion Draft of Obamacare Replacement
Feb 21, 2017
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) is today releasing a discussion draft of his bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. “The Access to Insurance for All Americans Act” would give all Americans access to buy in to same insurance plans provided to federal employees and their families.
Following the draft bill’s release, Congressman Issa released the following statement:
“No matter what side of the political spectrum you’re on, people are worried about what the future holds for their health care. I hear every day from constituents who’ve lost their health insurance plans or who’ve seen their costs rise because of Obamacare. Yet, with repeal before us, I also hear from constituents who are worried about losing coverage for pre-existing conditions or who have been saved from financial hardship by the prohibition on lifetime caps. The plan I’m proposing frees us from Obamacare’s burdens, while focusing on what works, to create a simpler, patient-centered, market-based health care alternative that puts patients back in the driver’s seat of their health care.”
"The architects of Obamacare famously said ‘we have to pass it to know what's in it’ and that the American people are ‘too stupid to understand’ Obamacare to begin with. That's not how legislation should be done. My 10-page bill is simple, short, and will be posted online for all to read and review. I encourage feedback so that together we can advance a solution that protects patients, and truly puts your needs first.”
Gives all Americans access to purchase the same health insurance plans offered to federal employees and their families
Includes guaranteed coverage for pre-existing conditions
Prohibits lifetime caps
Allows for coverage for dependents until age 26
Offers hundreds of privately-run, high-quality healthcare plan
Eliminates the individual mandate.
Guarantees coverage and offers flat-pricing regardless of age or gender
Provides a number of plans available across state lines and is portable from job to job
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