According to GOP leaders, House and Senate Republicans stated that they want to retry their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in 2019. Despite their efforts to repeal and replace the current healthcare legislation, they were faced with much backlash and could not push forward with a significant plan.
Analysts doubt that either Republicans or Democrats will have a strong enough plan of action to equally cover those with pre-existing health conditions as well, under the repeal and replace legislation.
If the Republicans win the vote in the upcoming election, they have a chance to completely start over, as they are “not satisfied with the way Obamacare is working,” according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
Although the decision is up to the vote, Republicans can be forced by the courts to make a new plan, as a lawsuit found the ACA as unconstitutional.
Read the original article from Modern Healthcare here.