Well this is certainly helpful (for the wealthiest and for the insurance industry). I wasn't particularly hopeful about a public plan at any rate, but I suspect that this puts the kibosh on it.
I am old enough to remember when Johnson was pushing Medicare and Medicaid through and the screaming and wailing of the doctors and their representatives fighting against it. "Oh Noes, socialized medicine."
Now they suck on that tit like a month old baby. Well let's look at it from their point of view. "We get the medical care we need fuck you."