After much anticipation, Republicans in Congress unveiled their plan to replace Obamacare. Their take on the subject delivers some of the same insurance protections, but eliminates the controversial insurance mandate, changes how the government helps low-income workers, and drastically reforms how federal dollars are spent on Medicaid. Democrats wasted no time in saying the proposal would help wealthier Americans at the expense of the poor, and leave states struggling to cover additional costs. Small business groups worried about the impact on members, and healthcare providers said it could leave millions of patients without coverage.
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