"Any proposed approach to health care reform must cover more people than the number who have access to high-quality health care today," writes Tyson.
"Make no mistake, many people will die as a result of this bill," said Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Florida).
"Although no one believes the current health care system is perfect, this harmful legislation would make health care less secure and less affordable," said AARP's executive vice president.
Low-income and older members of the population will be adversely affected by the proposed plan, with analysts suggesting a rise in premiums for those in their fifties and sixties.
President-elect Donald Trump has not been clear on his ideas regarding people with disabilities but notably mocked a reporter with a disability during his campaign.
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