Do you have one of these pre-existing conditions? The new GOP’s Health Care – Trumpcare

Here’s some of the pre-existing conditions under TrumpCare . . . Since more than a quarter of adult Americans under 65 have a pre-existing health issue, you probably have one . . .

And then, what about the children with pre-existing conditions?

 

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the House voted to repeal and sort of replace the Affordable Care Act. Republicans are actually trying to make insurance even harder to get for anyone with a pre-existing condition

You, or someone you know, may pay more for healthcare under their plan if affected by one of these pre-existing conditions (and this list isn’t even all of them):

  • AIDS/HIV
  • acid reflux
  • acne
  • ADD
  • addiction
  • Alzheimer’s/dementia
  • anemia
  • aneurysm
  • angioplasty
  • anorexia
  • anxiety
  • arrhythmia
  • arthritis
  • asthma
  • atrial fibrillation
  • autism
  • bariatric surgery
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • bipolar disorder
  • blood clot
  • breast cancer
  • bulimia
  • bypass surgery
  • celiac disease
  • cerebral aneurysm
  • cerebral embolism
  • cerebral palsy
  • cerebral thrombosis
  • cervical cancer
  • colon cancer
  • colon polyps
  • congestive heart failure
  • COPD
  • Crohn’s disease
  • cystic fibrosis
  • DMD
  • depression
  • diabetes
  • disabilities
  • Down syndrome
  • eating disorder
  • enlarged prostate
  • epilepsy
  • glaucoma
  • gout
  • heart disease
  • heart murmur
  • heartburn
  • hemophilia
  • hepatitis C
  • herpes
  • high cholesterol
  • hypertension
  • hysterectomy
  • kidney disease
  • kidney stones
  • kidney transplant
  • leukemia
  • lung cancer
  • lupus
  • lymphoma
  • mental health issues
  • migraines
  • MS
  • muscular dystrophy
  • narcolepsy
  • nasal polyps
  • obesity
  • OCD
  • organ transplant
  • osteoporosis
  • pacemaker
  • panic disorder
  • paralysis
  • paraplegia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • pregnancy
  • restless leg syndrome
  • schizophrenia
  • seasonal affective disorder
  • seizures
  • sickle cell disease
  • skin cancer
  • sleep apnea
  • sleep disorders
  • stent
  • stroke
  • thyroid issues
  • tooth disease
  • tuberculosis
  • and ulcers

. . . to name a few

And chances are, you or someone you know, or a child you know has dealt with something (or multiple things) on this list.

This frightening list isn’t even all of them. Even though it would be illegal to single out women in this bill, it does single out a few things that primarily affect women, like rape, domestic violence and c-sections.