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Republicans Have Plenty Of Ideas For Replacing Health Law — But None They Can Agree On

KHN Morning Briefing

As time goes on, instead of there being a groundswell of support for a single bill, alternatives are mushrooming. In other news, the chairman of the Freedom Caucus says he may be willing to continue in 2018 the “insurer bailout” payments and cost-sharing reduction payments for consumers that Republicans have been trying to kill.

Different Takes On GOP Strategies For The Health Law

KHN Morning Briefing

Opinion writers contemplate the current zeitgeist of GOP lawmakers and offer their insights on what repair or replacement plans should include and how their efforts might be viewed by the public.

North Carolina Sees 10% Drop In Health Law Enrollment Numbers

KHN Morning Briefing

Amid uncertainty surrounding the future of the Affordable Care Act, state and national numbers for sign-ups have slipped from last year. Media outlets also report on health law news from Connecticut and Colorado.

Republicans Detest The Individual Mandate, But Other Options Aren’t Any More Palatable

KHN Morning Briefing

Most health care economists believe lawmakers will be hard-pressed to come up with an effective and politically tolerable alternative to what has become the symbolic heart of the health law. “Carrots are expensive,” says Paul Van de Water, a senior fellow at the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. “Sticks are unpopular.” Meanwhile, Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., reiterates that the plan to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act will be completed this year.