The Challenges of Repeal and Replace

The Challenges of Repeal and Replace - Medicine On Call
Original air date: March 25, 201625
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BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: March 25, 2016


Congress is Playing Politics with our Health

Dr. George had the opportunity to talk to some congressmen about the Repeal and Replace bill. The public is almost completely unaware how difficult laws are to pass in Congress. There is enough support to repeal Obamacare but not to replace it. The Ryancare bill as far too many flaws to get support in both Senate and Congress so at this point Congress is stuck with Obamacare. 

Playing politics on the federal level is clearly the problem with repeal and replace. There are so many favors being passed in and out of this law that it circle us around to having another bad law. The scary part is it seems more reasonable to have one voice to dictate a solution. Let’s hope it never comes to that and Congress comes to a solution.

All the rhetoric coming from the left talking about people will be left without coverage is just untrue. All the millions who will go uninsured are the very people who don’t really need or want to be covered. The option to buy insurance is still there and Medicaid isn’t going away. The left is so desperate to achieve this social goal they have ignored how badly it affects everyone and how the quality of care is decaying. 

The layers to replacing this bill is truly astounding. Every opportunity to do some good with a new healthcare law there are two bad things to corrupt it. We need to reach out to our Congressmen and Senators to express corruption and deal making is not acceptable. Congress is truly a swamp and it has to be drained it.

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Dr. Elaina George is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology, received her Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.