Walker’s plan calls for the creation of refundable tax credit for individuals who do not have employer-based coverage. That’s what Jindal has pointed to as an “entitlementa in the plan, though he previously has expressed support for some refundable tax credits for health care, the Advocate noted. Jindal later challenged Walker to a debate over health care in Iowa, via Twitter and an email blast from his campaign. “Walker’s plan is getting rave reviews from the conservative movement for being a thoughtful, substantive and viable plan to repeal and replace Obamacare and make health care affordable and accessible for Americans, Walker’s campaign said in an email to The Advocate “The refundable health care tax credits the governor includes have been supported by many conservatives because they put health care decision-making in the hands of the American people where it belongs.
Since 2010, Republicans have pledged to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Republican controlled House “has voted 56 times to repeal or undermine the law, but zero times on a plan to replace it, the Washington Post pointed out Tuesday. All the 17 Republicans candidates too have promised to repeal the law, “but most of them have said relatively little about what they’d put in its place,” the influential newspaper noted. Front-runner Donald Trump, for instance, has said that his replacement would be “something terrifica and that it would involve making an unspecified deal with hospitals to treat the poor and uninsured. “We are going to have to work out some kind of a very, very smart deal with hospitals,” he told CNN when asked how.