Trump Administration Wages War on the Affordable Care Act in the Midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic

The president is urging the federal judiciary to invalidate the entire Affordable Care Act (ACA).

If successful, 20 million people could lose health insurance; 135 million people with preexisting conditions—including cancer, pregnancy and diabetes—will lose desperately needed protections; and 12 million seniors will pay more for prescription drugs.

Given the vulnerability of these individuals to COVID-19, the last thing we should do is make it harder for them to access the care they need.

Original source: https://msmagazine.com/2020/03/24/trump-administration-wages-war-on-the-affordable-care-act-in-the-midst-of-the-covid-19-pandemic/

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