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Can GOP Scrap Affordable Care Act, But Keep Protections For Pre-Existing Conditions?

Oct 23, 2018
Originally published on October 23, 2018 11:01 am

Republicans have campaigned for years on the promise of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, but this year many are promising to keep protections for pre-existing conditions, which are popular with voters, even though many have actively tried to dismantle former President Obama’s health law.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Julie Rovner (@jrovner), chief Washington correspondent for Kaiser Health News, about what the protections are and whether they’re at risk.

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