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To the editor:
After watching several different Sunday news
programs, it has become more clear what the Trump healthcare plan
will be if enacted in its present form. It's not good news for many
people. It is now predicted that millions of people will be thrown
off the ACA. Low wage workers, like many of Trump's voters from
Arkansas, West Virginia, and Tennessee, will suffer the cuts worse
The main objection to the new plan for many people is that the
richest people, who have their own insurance plans, will receive
generous tax breaks. The rich aren't concerned about your
Older people will lose long-term health coverage. With an aging
population, this cut will affect many baby boomers who may be
seeking nursing home care in their future.
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Pharmaceutical prices will continue to rise. It is bizarre that the
same drugs here in America are so much cheaper in England, Canada,
and Mexico. There will be little control over your prescription
prices as they continue to rise.
Yes, you can do something about it. There will be an event on
Thursday, March 23rd Noon to 1:00 pm in front of Congressman Darin
LaHood's office. His office is located at 6th & Monroe in
Springfield. You are welcome to attend to let LaHood know your
feelings about Trump's so-called health care plan.
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