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Obamacare Repeal Has Hefty Price Tag — $350 Billion Over Ten Years, Study Finds

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The analysis by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimated the repeal would lead to savings of $1.55 trillion resulting from reduced spending on providing coverage, but that would be negated by cancelling $800 billion in tax increases and $1.1 trillion in Medicare and other cuts.

What Will The Replacement Look Like?

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News outlets analyze the various approaches congressional Republicans could take as they sharpen their focus on developing an Obamacare alternative.

Pence Rallies GOP Lawmakers Toward Repeal; But Disagreements Over Strategy Still Emerge

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Republicans are moving toward their long-desired repeal of President Barack Obama’s signature health law. Vice President-elect Mike Pence holds meetings on Capitol Hill as the rank and file begin to focus on some of the realities of taking apart the law that has touched the nation’s $3 trillion health sector and covers millions of Americans.

Dynamics Of Repeal: GOP Grapples With Challenges Of Day-One Promises

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Part of the reality President-elect Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers face is finding ways to undo the 2010 health law without harming the 20 million people who gained insurance as a result of it. It’s leading some policy experts to predict the evolution of an “Obamacare lite.”

Doctors’ Group Urges GOP Lawmakers To Proceed With Caution On Repeal Strategy

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The American Medical Association, the nation’s largest professional organization for physicians, wrote a letter to congressional leaders asking them to provide clear details about how their replacement plan would ensure that people do not lose their health insurance once Obamacare is repealed.

As Lawmakers Mull Plans For Obamacare’s Demise, Issues And Wrinkles Emerge

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One Republican governor hopes the GOP-controlled Congress and White House will spare his state’s “unique” Medicaid expansion program while some self-employed people are getting nervous about what will become of their individual coverage and some experts question whether concerns about medical malpractice are skewing Republican officials’ views.

Obama Takes To The Hill To Brainstorm With Democrats On Strategy To Save Health Law

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At the same time, Vice President-elect Mike Pence will meet with GOP lawmakers to discuss the best way to dismantle Obamacare. These separate strategy sessions will take place on the second day of the new Congress — just a little more than two weeks before President-elect Donald Trump moves into the White House.