Providing for the general welfare includes healthcare.



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 Do you know how to define the Affordable Care Act?  Millions of Americans that were not insured became insured because of Obamacare and it is a great thing for the USA because all people who live in the United States has to be covered. People are fined for not being covered but getting covered should be a practical option.
Saturday Night Live has enjoyed making fun of the new President.  In the following video at 3:15 there is a comment about repealing Obamacare.  Mr. Trump says in this skit “Obamacare is a disaster and I actually do have a replacement plan- its a great plan, I just read about it this week, its called the Affordable Care Act”.


“The House of Representatives began the process of dismantling the Affordable Care Act on Friday, approving a budget resolution on a mostly party line vote.”

The Senate passed the measure earlier this month. It allows Republicans on Capitol Hill to use a process known as “budget reconciliation” to roll back major parts of the health care law. Top Republican leaders are also saying they plan to move to replace Obamacare along the same track, but they are still struggling to come up with the details on how it will work.
“Instead, Republican lawmakers are expected to gut key provisions in the law using the budget reconciliation process. This process is limited to provisions that affect federal revenues and spending and requires only a simple majority to pass. It would enable Congress to repeal the Obamacare mandates that individuals have coverage and that companies with 50 or more employees provide workers with affordable insurance. Also, it can do away with the federal subsidies, eliminate funding for Medicaid expansion and cancel a multitude of Obamacare-related taxes”
 A lot of people are upset about the repeal of Obamacare but the government won’t repeal it without a plan for the people. Obamacare became a very powerful health insurance for Americans who did not have health insurance before. For most private insurance companies this repeal might be a celebration party because those people who were with government sponsored Obamacare before,now have to look for another insurance.  In some ways it seems that the Americans who want to repeal Obamacare just don’t like the name and the people who created it.  The new plan may have some of the same protections but with a new name and hopefully with some improvements.
Here is the current link provided by the Affordable Care Act: