Mayor Landrieu Issues Statement On House Vote To Repeal And Replace Affordable Care Act

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Mitch Landrieu issued the following statement on the House vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act:


         "This health care bill blatantly violates President Trump’s campaign promise that under his administration, more Americans would have better healthcare for less money.

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         "It should scare every American that Congress doesn’t know how many people this bill will hurt or what it costs. Unfortunately, estimates are that this bill will be a tragic mistake for tens of millions of families. It eliminates protections for basic health care benefits, resulting in a race to the bottom for health insurance coverage. This means a return of lifetime limits on coverage and the elimination out-of-pocket cost cap. The bill also rolls back Medicaid expansion that provides coverage to more than 420,000 Louisianans – nearly one out of every 10 people in our state.

         "As we enter into this time of uncertainty, I will continue to stand with my fellow Mayors to fight for all Americans."


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