Read Latest CBO Scores Of Senate Replacement Draft Bills
As Senate Republicans continue to revise its health care legislative drafts to try to reach 50 votes, the Congressional Budget Act estimates the impact of those changes.
Podcast: What The Health? Senate Health Bill, Mostly Dead?
Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News, Stephanie Armour of the Wall Street Journal, Sarah Kliff of Vox.com, and Margot Sanger-Katz of the New York Times discuss the ever-changing status of the Senate’s effort to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act, and the Trump Administration’s efforts to undermine the working of the law.
Different Takes: A Win For Obamacare?; Women Senators Flex Muscles In Health Care Debate
Editorial writers offer a range of views on how the push to replace the Affordable Care Act reached its current state of collapse and what it means going forward.
White House Says Insurers Will Be Paid For Key Subsidies This Month
Republicans have objected to the health law’s cost-sharing reduction payments, saying Congress did not approve the money. But supporters of the health law say they are vital to the insurance marketplaces. News outlets also take stock of other developments in the insurance markets.
Administration Working On New Medicaid Plan To Win Support Of Senate Moderates
Officials are working up a plan that would offer states even more flexibility for running the program and as much as $200 billion more in funding as part of the bill to replace the federal health law.
Trump Scolds Senators, Says No One Should Leave Town Without A Health Plan
President Donald Trump held a lunch for the senators after their proposed legislation fell apart in an effort to get them to find a way forward on health care.
Repeal-Only Bill’s Estimated Impact: 32 Million More Uninsured, 25 Percent Premium Spikes
But the legislation would still decrease deficits by $473 billion over 10 years because of the spending reductions, the Congressional Budget Office projects.
Night Of The Living Dead: Senators Work To Revive Zombie Trumpcare Bill Late Into Evening
Republicans cite good progress on the legislation that had been declared all-but-dead earlier in the day but large obstacles remain that have stymied previous efforts.
Cruz Plan Gets Thumbs Up From HHS But Thumbs Down From Most Everyone Else
During another day of fast-moving developments, Senate Republicans signaled their intent to attempt to bring an updated repeal-and-delay bill to the floor for a vote next week.
Obamacare Exchanges In Limbo
The failure this week of the U.S. Senate’s ACA repeal effort was one more twist in the ongoing political drama that has complicated routine rate setting for insurers and state officials.
Sizing Up Other Key Players: ‘Obamacare Republicans,’ An ‘Unhappy White House’ And, Of Course, Voters
Editorial pages feature different takes on how a range of people — from moderate GOP lawmakers and arch conservatives like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — have been center stage in this ongoing health policy debate.
Analyzing McConnell’s Health Plan Strategery: A Hail Mary Pass? Is The Game Over?
Opinion writers across the country take a hard look at the legislative tactics employed this week by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) as his party’s health plan unraveled.
Next Directions On Health Policy: Fixes Should Be Bipartisan; Improve The Health Law Or Move On
Opinion writers offer advice to lawmakers about what to do now that efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare seem to have stalled.
Parsing The Post Mortems: Is The GOP’s Health Bill Collapse A ‘Victory For The Truth’ Or A ‘Bipartisan Failure’?
There are no shortages of thoughts and opinions regarding what went wrong with the Republicans Obamacare repeal-and-replace effort.
Trump Could Blow Up The ACA Marketplaces Tomorrow By Stopping Subsidy Payments
The president has threatened to end the payments to insurers before, and now with the failure of the GOP’s proposed bill, the deadline hangs like a guillotine over companies’ heads. “My advice to the plans this morning was, ‘If you get it, cash the check quickly,’” one health care lobbyist who represents insurers said Tuesday.
So What’s Next? Stabilizing Marketplace, Funding CHIP, Curbing Drug Prices And More
Just because the repeal-and-replace legislation failed, doesn’t mean lawmakers can forget about health care.
First Glimmer Of Bipartisanship Seen On Hill As McConnell Admits GOP Can’t Fix Health Care Themselves
Getting both parties to the table seems like it may be the only way forward.
Collapse Of Health Plan Sends One Clear Message: Don’t Touch Medicaid
Medicaid became a sticking point in negotiations and shows just how hard it is to roll back entitlement programs in America.
‘If Embarrassment Were Fatal, We’d All Be Dead’: Fallout From Failure Starts To Sink In For GOP
The political ramifications from the collapse of the repeal-and-replace measure — one of the Republicans’ biggest promises — are reverberating through the party.
Trump Brash In The Face Of Defeat: ‘Let Obamacare Fail’
But President Donald Trump is making one more push to get senators to come together on health care. He’ll hold a lunch on Wednesday in hopes of finding a path forward.