President Donald Trump criticized the CDC guidelines for the upcoming school year. These include children, teachers and employees who undergo regular tests.
Trump said in the Bedminster, New Jersey property: “In the next two weeks, I will execute a major executive order requiring health insurance companies to cover all existing conditions of all companies.” This is a big event. I have always been very supportive. We must cover up the pre-existing situation.”
Trump did not specify a date when he will sign the order, saying that such a task “has never been done.” However, under the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as Obamacare), insurance companies have been required to cover patients with pre-existing conditions. Trump has been trying to remove this during his tenure. Kind of disease.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website states: “According to current laws, health insurance companies cannot refuse to cover you or charge you more just because you have “pre-existing diseases”. Had a health problem before the date of health insurance. “
This rule applies to all health insurance plans purchased after March 23, 2010.
When Trump made the above statement, he was trying to overturn the Obamacare plan. As voters in more states approve the expansion of its core Medicaid plan, the Obamacare plan continues to develop across the country.
In June, the Trump administration urged the Supreme Court to repeal the bill because millions of people lost their health insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. The court will make a ruling in the fall.
Previous administration officials of former President Barack Obama quickly pointed out the repetitiveness of possible executive orders.
Karine Jean-Pierre has served as an advisor to Obama for two presidential campaigns, and currently serves as an advisor to the campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden. He posted a photo of Obama signing the Affordable Care Act on Twitter.
She wrote: “President Obama and Vice President Biden did this first.”
The Secretary of the Obama Administration for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Richard Stengel (Richard Stengel) clarified that Obamacare has covered pre-existing conditions, noting that “your government is currently arguing to repeal the law in the Supreme Court.”
Trump has tried to praise the conditions that existed before.
He said on Twitter in January: “I’m the one who keeps the pre-existing conditions in your health care facility and owns it now, and at the same time I won the authorization to get rid of expensive, unfair and very unpopular personal authorizations. Struggle,” “I will always protect your existing conditions, but Dems will not!”
The government reported that nearly half of people lost their health insurance during the economic shutdown to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and they had obtained insurance through the website of the Ministry of Health and Human Services.
Contributors: Hope Yen, Ricardo Alonso Zaldivar and Mark Sherman, Associated Press
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