Stethoscope and dollar It’s not clear what types of plans will be offered through the new scheme, but it will likely replicate what the Farm Bureau was offering its members prior to the ACA. (Photo: Shutterstock)

The latest attempt by Republicans to weaken the Affordable Care Act comes from Iowa, where Gov. Kim Reynolds is poised to sign a bill that will allow the sale of health plans that do not comply with ACA requirements.

Other Republicans, including President Trump, have championed insurance plans that do not offer all of the services required of ACA plans and are therefore cheaper. Conservatives have generally described those plans as a way for people to choose insurance that responds more directly to their needs.

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