Republicans may speed up parts of Obamacare replacement

While the repeal effort is scheduled to be complete by the end of January, if all goes according to plan, replacement could take much longer, possibly months or even years. A signature project of President Barack Obama, it has come to be known as "Obamacare". "Healthcare is a complicated business".

Trump said that while politically his team could "sit back, and wait, and watch, and criticize, and we could be a Chuck Schumer and sit back and criticize it", but ultimately, "it wouldn't be fair to the people". But many experts say it's still unclear how that process will work or what an alternative would involve.

"You are going to be very, very proud of what we put forth", Trump said Wednesday during his press conference.

Today, the Senate will begin the process of constructing a repeal bill with a marathon vote to begin the budget reconciliation process.

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The bill itself would need to be produced by January 27, but it's still unclear as to what would happen next. Democrats are trying to capitalize on the GOP's lack of replacement legislation, which has unsettled some Republican senators who worry about yanking health coverage from millions of voters without a substitute.

They also say the law could be fixed with a government-run plan, or "public option" to improve competition or more generous subsidies to encourage coverage.

The law extended insurance coverage to uninsured Americans by expanding the Medicaid program for the poor and creating online exchanges where consumers can shop for private health insurance plans.

Under the ACA, states had the option of expanding Medicaid to all Americans under age 65 whose family income is at or below 133 percent of federal poverty guidelines.

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They will probably try to re-brand it the same way Gov. Mike Pence expanded Medicaid in IN under the ACA while insisting he wasn't expanding Medicaid.

If that piece of ACA in particular goes away, Thomas said, "I think it will have a devastating effect". But Mattie said it's unclear how the new legislation would support the pre-existing condition provision, as it largely depends on the individual mandate. "In fact, we've actually been signing up more people this open enrollment than we have ever in the past".

She said even supporters agree that the ACA "isn't the end-all be-all" and needs reworking. "They can not live with it, and they have to go together", Trump said. And overall health care costs will increase. What we know is we have to make good on this promise. Let us see what we getting this time. However, at least five other Senate Republicans have indicated they hold concerns and reservations about repealing the ACA without a replacement plan on hand, including Bob Corker (Tenn.), Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), who also serves as chairman of the Senate health panel, Susan Collins (Maine), Tom Cotton (Ark.) and John McCain (Ariz.).

A leading policy analyst disagreed with that assessment, saying the administration might struggle to hit its own target for 2017, yet it can draw some positives from Tuesday's report.

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