Home HEALTH Letter: cease playing politics with our fitness

Letter: cease playing politics with our fitness

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Working inside the fitness care gadget for the past 30 years has made me extra than privy to the devastation that takes place while an person is not able to get medical health insurance. It is an incredibly volatile situation and might bankrupt you with one hospitalization.

The Republican Congress tried to repeal the low-cost Care Act at every flip in 2017 and now they’re looking to cast off the safety it affords for people with pre-present conditions. Many agree—Democrats and Republicans—that a person with a pre-existing circumstance wishes health insurance coverage and should no longer be denied on that truth. Nearly 1/2 people residing in North Dakota have a pre-current situation and may be found “unnoticed in the cold” with out coverage.

In December, the GOP Congress eliminated the requirement that all people have health insurance — a provision of the ACA that balanced out the unwell and wholesome to hold coverage fees lower. Earlier this yr, the Trump management proposed to increase quick-time period junk plans, which aren’t required to cowl human beings with pre-current situations.

We are all getting priced out of the medical insurance market and the combination of those movements will increase rates for complete medical insurance even greater, particularly for the ones who’ve pre-current conditions.

Inform the Republican Congress and administration to cease playing politics with our health.

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