Advertisement Home//Radio//Here & NowRepublicans Say They Have An Answer For Sick People: High-Risk Pools09:42DownloadXCopy the code below to embed the WBUR audio player on your site<iframe width="100%" height="124" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://player.wbur.org/hereandnow/2017/05/08/health-care-high-risk-pools"></iframe>Copy embed codePlayUpdated May 08, 2017TwitterfacebookEmailPresident Donald Trump, accompanied by GOP House members, speaks after the House pushed through a health care bill, in the Rose Garden of the White House on Thursday in Washington. (Evan Vucci/AP)This article is more than 5 years old.Before the Affordable Care Act, if someone had a serious illness and was turned down for insurance, they could turn to the high-risk pools run by many states to get coverage.Republicans now want to bring those pools back. Here & Now's Robin Young checks in with Kaiser Health News correspondent Julie Rovner (@jrovner) for more on what they are. Kaiser Health News: Sounds Like A Good Idea? High-Risk PoolsThis article was originally published on May 08, 2017.This segment aired on May 8, 2017.