Senator Bernie Sanders yesterday condemned the adoption of the Republican bill on Health Reform at the House of Representatives of the US Congress, CNN reports. "If this proposal became a law, thousands of Americans will die because they will no longer have access to health care," Sanders told CNN's AC360.

The former presidential candidate claims the abolition of Obamacare will lead to tax breaks of several billion dollars, but only for the richest 2 percent of citizens. "What kind of health law abolishes health insurance for 24 million citizens?" Sanders emphasized.

Anderson Cooper asked him if he thought the law would be accepted in the Senate, and Sanders interrupted him with these words: "Anderson, let me announce the bad news for the president: Mr. President, I'm sorry to disappoint you. The law in this form will not come to the Senate anyway, no chances, no chances."

Millions of Americans could lose health insurance

Hospitals, doctors, health Insurance Companies and consumer protection groups in the United States have expressed their dissatisfaction with the new health law that Donald Trump wants to replace Obamacare with. The US Health Care Act, which was drafted to replace the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare, yesterday went to Congress where Republicans have the majority.

The law has far-reaching consequences: millions of Americans could lose health insurance through sharp cuts in Medicaid's budget- the US public healthcare program for the poor, as well as the expected increase in private health insurance, the New York Times reports. This is this where the law proposition faced sharp opposition from the health sector, consumer groups, and also from a part of private insurance companies that largely depend on Medicaid and Medicare subsidies - the second public health care program for retirees.

Just a debacle

The US Health Care Act needs to be improved to protect families with low and middle income who depend on Medicaid or buy their own insurance," said Marilyn B. Tavenner, Executive Director of America's Health Insurance Plans.

"For me, this is not a reform, this is just a debacle. Hospitals that treat low-income patients will only drown when this happens," Michael J.

Dowling said. CEO of Northwell Health in New York, was even sharper, adding that an increasing number of people will remain without insurance at the same time as the state reduces subsidies for their insurance.

Four million employees, small business owners, and self-employed entrepreneurs received insurances thanks to Obamacare, and another six million thanks to the Medicaid extension, said Amanda Ballantyne, director of the Main Street Alliance, a small-business organization. The law also partially repeals the ban on higher premiums for people with the already pre-existing condition and exclusion of certain health insurance services.

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