President Trump has already put the repeal of the Affordable Care Act process in motion with no proposal for replacement.
"And right now, one of the best ways to fight back is to sign up the maximum number of people for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act". As of January 14, 8.8 million people had signed up for coverage - slightly more than previous year.
"Trump and others in office, you're stating that you are, but to me by taking away the affordable care how can you be pro-life because that's affecting too many people's lives", Murphy said. The majority of all Democrats had no idea what was in this law according to Nancy Pelosi who famously said, "We won't know what's in the health care law until we pass it".
When Bill Hammond of the Empire Center for Public Policy looked at both on- and off-exchange enrollment in the same plans available through NY State of Health, the overall enrollment increase in mid-January was about 2 percent. The data also showed that Americans with chronic diseases were less likely after the ACA to forgo a doctor visit due to cost, and were more likely to have a check-up in the previous year.
Lacy Bauer of Carmichael attends a town hall meeting held by Rep. Ami Bera at Elk Grove City Hall over concerns about repealing the Affordable Care Act.
The ability of low-income residents to enroll in Medicaid and its offshoot called the Essential Plan led few people signing up for health care through private insurers, state records show.
"People really want health care and I don't think that changed regardless of what is being discussed out there in the political world", Ray said.
The Obama administration projected 13.8 would have coverage in 2017.
Whether you like Obamacare or not, organizers still suggest looking in to getting insured until the changes are certain.
Even so, as the midnight deadline to sign up for coverage approaches, Nicol says demand for insurance hasn't waned. These ideas include protecting coverage for Americans with pre-existing conditions and allowing people under the age of 26 to stay on their parents' healthcare plans.
Marcia Murphy is like many Americans living with conditions she feels won't be addressed without insurance under the Affordable care act and she's anxious.
"My answer is a resounding 'yes;' in fact, I'll be signing up for Marketplace coverage myself by the end of the month", Burwell said.