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Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
Media outlets report on news from New Jersey, Ohio, Kansas, Utah, Georgia, Arizona and Massachusetts.
Although Anthem is withdrawing from some marketplaces, other companies are diving in. Media outlets look at the results of Wednesday’s deadline for insurers to submit initial federal applications to offer 2018 marketplace plans.
Health insurers had until Wednesday to declare whether they planned to sell coverage next year on exchanges in most states.
President Donald Trump cajoled and courted reluctant House Republicans to vote “yes” on the bill last month. But those familiar with the process don’t anticipate a repeat of that lobbying with the upper chamber.
If they keep the language they may run afoul of Senate rules, but if they drop it, they could lose crucial conservative votes.
Repeating the experience of House GOP leaders, Senate leaders are stuck trying to make the bill palatable enough to woo moderates, while also keeping the conservatives happy. It’s a tough line to walk, and no one is certain whether it’s been accomplished.
Media outlets which have seen the draft proposal examine how the legislation is different than the House’s version. The bill is expected to be released today after weeks of only selected Republican senators’ work.
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill prepare for the unveiling of the Senate GOP’s health bill, opinion writers across the country examine how key health policy ideas might work in their states.
Editorial pages are filled with tough warnings for Republican lawmakers as they proceed with their efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
In other state legislative news, a recently signed Texas bill would alter the state’s Teacher Retirement System health care plan. Outlets also report on developments from Connecticut, Ohio, Michigan and Kansas.
The pharmacy operations are part of the Veterans Affairs Department’s soon-to-be-replaced electronic health record system. In other news on veteran health, VA Secretary David Shulkin talks about disparities in access to care depending on a patient’s location.
Karen Handel secured a victory Tuesday night in Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price’s old district.
Concerns continue that pockets across the country will lack insurers or competition. But while some titans of the industry debate whether to sell on the health law exchanges next year, one startup — Oscar — is planning to expand its territory.
The insurers, however, want a more permanent guarantee on the subsidies. Meanwhile, The New York Times looks at who would be hurt the most if the payments stopped.
Although the strategy kept dissent down, it caused frustration even among Republicans.
There’s a razor-thin margin of error in the Senate to get to a “yes” next week on the chamber’s version of the health care bill. Not even Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is certain about its chances. Meanwhile, public opposition to the bill continues to rise.
The legislation has been drafted mostly behind closed doors, and for many Thursday will be the first they see any details of it.
Editorial writers examine a range of topics related to health system reform.
Media outlets report on news from Massachusetts, Missouri, Michigan, Georgia, Kansas, Illinois, Connecticut, Washington, Minnesota and California.