On Monday, House Republicans released a plan, known as the American Health Care Act, to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Tim Jost of Washington and Lee University provided the following summary of the proposed legislation:
The most important thing for you to remember is, at this point, the Republicans’ plan is just a PROPOSAL. The Affordable Care Act is still the law and nothing has changed for 2017. As long as consumers continue to pay their premiums, they can use their coverage to visit the doctor, fill prescriptions, etc. If consumers have questions or concerns, please encourage them to call North Carolina’s toll-free number at 1-855-733-3711 or visit www.gcaconnector.org to schedule a free, in-person appointment with a local assister. NC Get Covered will keep you abreast of any future changes as they unfold.
NC Get Covered staff