Concern over Trump's Obamacare replacement plan

Republicans have long sought to dismantle Obamacare, insisting it is unworkable and expensive. President Trump has promised to “repeal and replace” the Act, but no one knows what to expect under a new plan.

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Obamacare was enacted nearly seven years ago in an effort to expand coverage and give new protections for people with pre-existing health conditions and other barriers that left them without insurance.

Updated Feb 28, 2017

President Donald Trump has pledged to scrap his predecessor's healthCare reforms - known as Obamacare. The idea behind the programme was to make health insurance affordable for all Americans.

While more than 10 million people have been insured under the "Obamacare" law, others have found it's made insurance more expensive. And no one knows what to expect under a new plan.

TRT World's Jennifer Glasse reports from Baltimore.


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