During final negotiations, desperate to secure more votes from conservative Republicans and a win at any cost, Trump sold ordinary Americans down the drain. He gave away requirements that insurers offer "essential health benefits" in their plans. These benefits included maternity care (the war on women continues), addiction treatment (in the middle of our nation's overdose epidemic), mental health care, hospitalization coverage (you can get sick but you can't go to the hospital), newborn and pediatric care (sorry, kids, they want you to be born but you are on your own after that), prescription drugs and laboratory services (blood tests are overrated). Trump also agreed to delete mammograms from insurance plans. What a deal for insurance companies — collect premiums and cover very little. Americans who would pay lower premiums for these new basic plans would have had almost no coverage at all.