To repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as Obamacare
Mr. Representave of good sense introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Repeal and Replace Promise to the People of the United States
To repeal the Affordable Care Act
This title may be cited as the “Repeal and Replace Act of 2017”.
(a) Repeal.—The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (42 U.S.C. § 18001 et seq.) is repealed.
(b) Replace—The authority of the Federal Government to regulate health care for the United States NOT present as a power granted to the federal government in the United States Constitution, and in strict adherence to the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the power to regulate health insurance is hereby reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.
(a) Grants To States.—From amounts appropriated to carry out this title for a fiscal year, the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall award grants (from allotments made under subsection (b)) to qualified States to enable such States to carry out their charge under the United States Constitition.
(b) Allotment.—From amounts described in subsection (a) for a fiscal year, the Secretary shall allot to each qualified State for that fiscal year an amount that bears the same ratio to those amounts as the number of eligible person in the qualified State (as determined by the Secretary on the basis of the most recent satisfactory data) bears to the number of all eligible person in all States in such year.
(c) Reallotment.—If a State does not receive funds under subsection (b) for a fiscal year, the Secretary shall allot the remainder of such funds to each qualified State in an amount that bears the same ratio to such remainder for such year as the amount received under subsection (b) by such qualified State bears to the amount received under such subsection for such year by all qualified States.
(d) Deficit Reduction.—Any amounts remaining after allotments are made under subsection (c) for a fiscal year shall not be available for any purpose other than deficit reduction.
(1) grant reciprocity to any insurance company operating in any other state,
(3) make it unlawful for any insurance company currently insuring a person to cancel insurance or reduce benefits due to pre-exisiting conditions,
(4) provide for a high risk insurance pool for those persons the state deems qualified via a state legislated means test who is unable to purchase insurance on their own or through employer based coverage.