What does Obamacare do?
The Affordable Care Act received 39 votes against it in the Senate, all from Republicans. One senator abstained from voting. In the House, there were 212 votes against it, with 34 coming from the Democratic Party and 178 from the Republican Party, according to govtrack.us.
Who is eligible for Obamacare?
The provisions of the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as "Obamacare," apply equally to all U.S. citizens and nationals residing within the United States who are not currently incarcerated. U.S. citizens or nationals residing in territories of the United States can still use these provisions but are not required to.
Why are the
Republicans against Obamacare?
Republicans are against Obamacare because it drives up the cost of health care for businesses, the party sees it as a possible violation of the Constitution and there are tax increases attached to Obamacare. There is also the idea that Republicans are simply afraid that people might like Obamacare.
How can you get more information about Obamacare?
Key information about the major features of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, is available directly from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at HHS.gov. Other sources of information include newspaper reports and websites devoted to promoting or fighting against the legislation.
How can you get a subsidy for Obamacare?