Fox host suggests it might be "safest" to repeal Obamacare without a replacement plan
Experts say repealing the ACA without a replacement would cause "turmoil for millions" and "severe disruptions" in health care markets
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Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt claimed it might be "safest" for congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) immediately and worry about a replacement plan down the line, an option which was suggested by President Donald Trump two weeks ago. This plan, however, would cause "severe disruptions" for health care markets, meaning "turmoil for millions of people," according to The Atlantic. ThinkProgress also noted that repealing the law without a replacement plan could "set off a death spiral and cause Americans to lose their insurance." Even experts from the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think-tank, said, "The most likely end result of ‘repeal and delay’ would be less secure insurance for many Americans, procrastination by political leaders who will delay taking any proactive steps as long as possible, and ultimately no discernible movement toward a real marketplace for either insurance or medical services." From the July 13 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
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