When one talks about health care there are many opinions heard around the nation. But everyone, it seems, agrees on one point. Making sure pre-exiting conditions are covered under insurance plans is vital. Which is why the news this week from the Trump Administration is so perplexing.
The Trump White has undertaken–in a mid-term election year–a plan to eliminate one of the most popular parts of the law. The protections for people with pre-existing conditions Politico reports.
The administration wants a federal court to strike the protections, providing fresh fodder to Democrats who argue that the GOP cannot be trusted to protect Americans’ health insurance months ahead of a midterm election in which health care was already a top issue. It also threatens to shift attention away from the GOP’s message on tax cuts, refocusing it on an Obamacare fight most Republicans wanted to put behind them.