Earlier this month, Republican lawmakers introduced partisan legislation aimed at enacting a sweeping $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals.
In reality, this bill is detrimental for many as it eliminates the Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual mandate. This mandate makes it possible to ban health insurance companies from discriminating against people with preexisting conditions while keeping the insurance markets stable and functional.
The overall impact: an estimated 13 million people would lose coverage by 2025.
The House successfully passed the tax overhaul yesterday, and it now awaits a Senate vote.
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