U.S. Senate Democrats Call for Hearings on Health Care Bill in Late Night Session : CSPAN2 : June 19, 2017 4:00pm-6:01pm EDT
may be taken away. how can we do that? sheri from sierra madre, california, wrote about two sons. they both have preexisting conditions. and she says as a single mother of two young men just out of college, each with preexisting conditions, i fear they're not going to be able to afford health care under the g.o.p. plan. one son has lyme disease and requires infusions every three weeks. this is a huge expense that's currently manageable under my health care plan and has been a life saver for him as the lyme impacted his immune system. under trumpcare, this treatment would probably not be financially available to him, and that would be devastating. now let me tell you about something that we have found out about. i look at my phone calls, and we get a lot of calls. i know something is serious when we get more than 100,000 calls. and we did on this subject. and these were largely people between the age of 50 and 64, and they weren't in the group market. they were in the individual market, which means you go out to find your own insurance company, and you pay the premium. under the -- unde
. how can we do that?. >> sherry from sierra madre california.ex both sons have pre-existing conditions says, as a single mother of two young men each with pre-existing conditions under the g.o.p. plan one has lyme disease and requires infusions every three weeks this is a huge expense currently manageable under my health care plan and has been a lifesaver under truck care -- trump care this will probably not be covered and that is david -- devastating eyelet get mys phone calls and we get a lot of calls i know it is serious if we get more than 100,000. these were largely people between the age of 50 and 64 per girl as part of the individual market to find your own insurance company. was so under obamacare there was a subsidy for the premiumsbout with 400 percent of poverty is about $47,000 per year so if you earn under 47,000 it was much easier to get health care.
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