Many Americans that had health care coverage prior to the enactment of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) have received letters from their insurance companies canceling their coverage. The insurance companies claim that the plans do not meet the ACA’s coverage requirements. Sometimes, along with the notice of cancellation, the insurance companies offer new plans with more coverage—at a higher cost to the consumer. Many Republicans are pointing to this phenomenon as proof of the unworkability of the ACA. However, some Democrats claim that Republicans want the plan to fail and are obstructing efforts to fix the law.
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