Speaker Ryan’s bill would allow states to waive ACA protections that now bar insurers from charging higher premiums to childhood cancer survivors. It would also allow states to weaken the Essential Health Benefit, which is so critical to ensure that insurance actually works for people who experience costly or life-altering conditions.
I haven’t even gotten to Medicaid and the impact of higher premiums for low-income people.
Advocacy is not limited to adults. These Wisconsin teens shared some powerful stories with me about their fight against childhood cancer. pic.twitter.com/VJ0eQDXu7U
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) April 27, 2017