Many policy experts, lobbyists and senators seem skeptical that the Better Care Reconciliation Act could be saved, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has $200 billion to build a bridge to victory.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Top Senate Republicans may try preserving a tax boost on high earners enacted by President Barack Obama in a bid to woo party moderates and rescue their sputtering push to repeal his health care overhaul.
By Lisa Desjardins
Senate Republican leaders had hoped to start the voting process for the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Wednesday. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pulled the 142-page bill — which would make sweeping changes to Medicaid and the Affordable…
By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News
Conservatives hope to roll back what they see as an expanding and costly health care entitlement in the Affordable Care Act. But little has been said about what would happen to older Americans in nursing homes if these cuts took…
By Alan Fram and Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press
Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party's banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama's health care overhaul on Friday.
By Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The doubts about the latest plan from Washington came from Republicans, Democrats and the nation's one independent governor.
Former President Barack Obama responded Thursday to the Republicans’ planned overhaul of the Affordable Care Act, saying “If there’s a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family, this bill will do you harm.” Judy Woodruff gets…
By Lisa Desjardins
It's part Obamacare-replace, part sweeping-Medicaid-overhaul. At roughly 10:45 am Thursday, Senate Republican leaders posted their 142-page health care proposal. This is the key starting point. Here is our initial look at what the Senate bill proposes.
Fourteen million Medicaid recipients could lose their health coverage under the GOP House Obamacare replacement bill, and reports suggest the Senate version would make even deeper cuts. California, where 1.2 million resident gained health insurance under the Medicaid expansion, stands…
By Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying coverage and eliminate tax increases that financed the statute's…
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