The Senate healthcare plan will be disastrous to Arizonans, especially those who gained their healthcare through Arizona’s Medicaid expansion, yet Senators Flake and McCain are playing partisan politics. Senator Flake has even remained silent about the new plan of some Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act before having a new plan in place, which would irresponsibly rip care from hundreds of thousands of Arizonans and leave them without the most basic safety net. But of course, Senators Flake and McCain have voted over and over again to repeal the Affordable Care Act — so Arizonans know exactly where they stand.
The Arizona Republic: Montini: Will McCain and Flake repeal Obamacare and abandon … you?
By EJ Montini | July 6, 2017
- “Republicans in the Senate, operating in secret and with no input from the public or Democrats, have been unable to come up with a replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act.”
- The Senate Plan would particularly hurt Arizona because “Arizona is one of 31 states that expanded Medicaid within Obamacare, allowing hundreds of thousands of Arizonans to receive health care.”
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Published: Jul 6, 2017