UPPER DARBY (CBS) — United States Senator Bob Casey stopped by Upper Darby to reaffirm his commitment to protecting Medicaid and Title X funding for millions of families.
Senator Bob Casey visited the Planned Parenthood in Upper Darby to talk about how repealing the Affordable Care Act would impact millions of Americans.READ MORE: Eagles' Jason Kelce Says 'Lack Of Accountability' To Blame For Sixers, Ben Simmons Drama
“There are a higher percentage of Americans who got their healthcare from the expansion of Medicaid than get their healthcare through the Affordable Care Act exchanges,” he said.
Senator Casey said anytime there’s a break from Washington, he goes out, particularly in Republican strongholds, to speak with folks about the impact repealing the Affordable Care Act would have on them.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Will You See Another Relief Payment?
“I think some of their constituents may not have thought they were serious about ripping it away, and some constituents may not understand the connection between what (Republicans in Congress) are trying to do, and their own healthcare.”
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“Right now, I’m in Medicaid. I do have a chronic pain condition. I do work part time because of it. So if it was repealed, I would not have health insurance.”