New Health Care Bill Proves GOP Promises On Pre-Existing Conditions Were Never Serious

If you have medical problems, this proposal probably won't be good for you.

Written by Jonathan CohnThe big change in the new Senate Republican health care proposal is, as expected, an amendment that has the potential to undermine current protections for pre-existing conditions.Yes, that’s despite the promises Republican leaders have made, over and over, to treat those protections as sacrosanct.The amendment, based on a proposal that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has been promoting and tweaking for weeks, would undermine the rules on what and who insurers cover in order to...