The GOP’s plan for replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as the American Health Care Act, proposes an age-based tax credit that would increase over time (regardless of people’s income) and cuts federal funding to Planned Parenthood through Medicaid and other government programs for one year. The bill would benefit the wealthy, deprive low-income people of essential health care, and threaten reproductive rights.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has not had time to review the bill and prepare cost estimates or determine how many people will lose health insurance as a result. Please call the House Ways & Means Committee at 202-225-3625. More information on the ACA repeal and replace is available at: indivisibleguide.com.
“Hi, my name is [NAME] and I’m a constituent from [CITY, ZIP].
I’m calling to express my opposition to the American Health Care Act, the proposal to replace Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act with an age-based tax credit system. This tax credit system will disproportionately benefit the wealthy while leaving lower income people unable to afford healthcare. In addition, defunding Planned Parenthood, which uses NO federal funds to provide abortions, is an unacceptable assault on women. The Congressman/Congresswoman should not consider any action until a formal cost estimate has been publicly released by the CBO.”
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