Up to 133 million Americans have pre-existing conditions covered by the Affordable Care Act. If the Supreme Court overturns the law, the consequences could be disastrous.
Instead, the president is suing to overturn the law that actually prohibits insurance companies from banning people with pre-existing conditions.
The healthcare law is in front of the Supreme Court once again in November, so COURIER decided to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about the ACA.
Justice Ginsburg helped over 20 million Americans keep their health insurance, but the Affordable Care Act is back in front of the Supreme Court in November.
The continued loss of health coverage under the Trump administration has eroded the gains made since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which made insurance attainable for 20 million people.
If the ACA is repealed, the consequences could be devastating for the countless patients who are developing long-lasting medical conditions due to COVID-19.
If the conservative-leaning Supreme Court ultimately strikes down the healthcare law, it could set America back years in its fight against HIV/AIDS, taking the country back to a time when the virus posed a deadlier threat than it currently does.