May 7, 2020

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“Terminate It”: What Trump’s Obamacare Repeal Will Cost Montana

Does Greg Gianforte Support the President’s Efforts to Rip Away Health Care from 112,000 Montanans? 

Yesterday, President Trump doubled down on his administration’s ultimate goal to “terminate” the ACA even as the country faces its worst public health crisis in history. The deadly effects that a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would cause are unquestionable. 

In Montana alone:

  • 112,000 people would lose health care coverage, raising the state’s uninsured rate among its nonelderly population from 7.5 percent to 20.9 percent.
  • 429,900 people with preexisting conditions could face higher premiums, face benefit exclusions, or be denied coverage altogether.
  • $1.1 billion in federal funding for health coverage would be lost.

“President Trump wants to rip away millions of Americans’ health care, even as they need it now more than ever,” said DGA Communications Director David Turner. “As Montana faces a deadly pandemic, the question is simple: Does Greg Gianforte support Trump’s dream of ripping away Montanans’ access to critical, life-saving health care?”