Hundreds of supporters of the Affordable Care Act are holding a rally at the northeast corner of Vista Village Drive and South Santa Fe Road in Vista.
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recommended strong opposition, telling his colleagues, "The erosion has already begun".
The Republican-controlled Congress, backed by Trump, took the first steps toward a repeal of the ACA last month.
She added that while Trump is itching to sign a bill to repeal the ACA, there is not yet an alternative in place, which could be risky for patients and politicians alike.
Katz asked the board.
"MNsure has announced a one-week special enrollment period (SEP) to give Minnesotans additional time to purchase health insurance and benefit from the premium rebate", according to MNsure.gov.
Katz mentioned some ways he believed health care costs could be reduced, including the possibility of controlling drug costs.More news: Dakota Pipeline Protest Camp Nearly Empty as Holdouts Face Removal
Mundy said 2,100 applicants vied for the four July 2017 spots, and nearly 100 people were interviewed to fill them. In total, more than 1.4 million Indiana residents - about 21 percent of the state's population - are covered by Medicaid, including Healthy Indiana and the Children's Health Insurance Program.
"I really feel that we need to resist the tyranny of the administration that is in office". Like I said, the congressman won't answer us. The health care system does need to be reformed, but cutting funding for programs that now work for millions of seniors isn't the way to start the process.
A recent study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research and UC Berkeley Labor Center warned a repeal could trigger a loss of $5.8 billion in gross domestic product and eliminate 63,000 jobs in healthcare and other industries in Los Angeles County alone. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., asking people to hold rallies nationwide to support Obamacare.
"We had tried to get Mr. Rooney to come, but he said it wasn't on his schedule", Nayer said.
[Independents] now are more likely to view the law favorably (50%) than unfavorably (39%). So we could do one of two things.
"I think we all know people who will suffer if they lose access to coverage", said Anna Olivier, a nurse practitioner at Penn Family Medicine and Community Health in University City and coordinator of the demonstration at Toomey's office. The plan also would roll back Medicaid spending but provide funding to states to create high-risk pools for people with pre-existing conditions. Though Politico says this measure is favored by healthcare economists on both sides, it's politically toxic; both unions and businesses have lobbied against similar proposals (the "Cadillac" tax, for example) in the past.
Protestors say they have tried to contact Rooney to meet, but haven't heard from him directly - except fro a virtual town hall.