As many as 51 million people would lose health insurance coverage by 2026 if the latest Republican effort to overhaul Obamacare becomes law, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s latest analysis released Wednesday.
By PBS NewsHour
The White House says President Trump's first full proposed budget puts taxpayers first. His plan would dramatically reduce Medicaid spending, food benefits and Social Security Disability Insurance, while boosting defense funding. Lisa Desjardins reports and Hari Sreenivasan gets views from…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Remember the Republican health care bill?…
By Patty Wight, Maine Public
One option touted by House Republicans borrows an idea that Maine used just before the Affordable Care Act went into effect. It’s called an “invisible high-risk pool” — invisible because people in it didn’t even know they were.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the current version of the Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, now bound for the Senate, “in no way improves the health care system.” William Brangham speaks with Hickenlooper about what’s…
By Bill Barrow and Sara Burnett, Associated Press
Americans vented similar frustrations this past week in Republican districts crucial to GOP majority control of the House, sounding off about health care and President Donald Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey.
By Michael Catalini, Associated Press
Rep. Tom MacArthur faced hundreds of angry voters for nearly five hours, seeking to both sell and defend the health plan that has drawn widespread outrage and fears among those worried they may be at risk of not being able…
By Jessica Yarvin
It’s turning into a pattern: House lawmakers return to their districts during their congressional recess for a week or two of constituent outreach, and progressive activists show up to their town halls to protest Republicans’ plans for a health care…
By Michael Ollove, Stateline
Critics of the Republican health care plan the House passed last week mostly have focused on how it might harm Americans with pre-existing health conditions and poor and disabled people who rely on Medicaid — two vulnerable, but defined, populations.
By Chad Terhune, Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News
Few, if any, states would be able to fund federal health care subsidies on their own under the American Health Care Act.
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