Republicans Go Forward With ‘Devastating’ Attack on Obamacare’s Health-Care Gains

Republicans reportedly are pushing to allow insurance companies to drop essential health benefits, such as maternity care, which will drive up costs and rob vulnerable communities of care. Only 12 percent of insurance plans pre-ACA included maternity coverage, and the coverage cost $1,000 per month in some cases, as Janel George, director of federal reproductive rights at the National Women’s Law Center, told CNN.