The Senate is moving ahead on the repeal and possibly the replacement of the Affordable Care Act, and policy makers in New York are bracing for the worst.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, speaking Tuesday on the Senate floor, painted a grim picture of the current state of the ACA, also known as Obamacare, saying it’s caused pain “for literally millions of families.”
“Premiums have skyrocketed,” McConnell said. “Insurance options have declined.”
He said in some states, there is only one carrier available — and in some cases, there are none.