Senator Collins Speaks On Senate Plan To Repeal ACA Without Replacement
Maine U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, shared her thoughts on the plan to repeal the ACA today.
U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) sent out a press release today and said, "I will vote no on the motion to proceed to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement. I voted against this same proposal in 2015."
She added, "I do not think that it's constructive to repeal a law that is so interwoven within our health care system without having a replacement plan in place. We can't just hope that we will pass a replacement within the next two years.
Repealing without a replacement would create great uncertainty for individuals who rely on the ACA and cause further turmoil in the insurance markets."
Collins concluded, "I have recommended to Chairman Alexander that the Senate Health Committee begin to hold hearings to examine ways to fix the many flaws in the ACA so that it will work better for all Americans."