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Negotiator-In-Chief Eyes Subsidies As Bargaining Chip To Get Democrats To The Table

KHN Morning Briefing

The abrupt disappearance of the so-called insurer bailouts could trigger a collapse of the health law’s marketplace. “Obamacare is dead next month if it doesn’t get that money,” President Donald Trump said. “What I think should happen and will happen is the Democrats will start calling me and negotiating.”

Lawmakers In Ohio, Nebraska, Iowa Consider Bills Affecting Children’s Health Issues

KHN Morning Briefing

Ohio Republicans dismiss Gov. John Kasich’s call to raise the income requirements for families in a state program for medically fragile children, while legislators in Nebraska come in for criticism on plans to cut some state contracts with agencies helping foster families, and Iowa lawmakers weigh changes in the income tax forms that children’s advocates say could lead to more uninsured kids. Other legislative news from Colorado, Texas, Minnesota, Florida and Maryland.

On Recess, Republicans Face Antagonistic Home Crowds Over Health Bill

KHN Morning Briefing

Rep. Joe Wilson, the South Carolina Republican who gained a measure of infamy after shouting “you lie” at President Barack Obama during a joint session of Congress in 2009, got the same treatment when he answered questions about health care. Other lawmakers were subjected to criticism, too.

Following ‘Replace’ Debacle, Vulnerable GOP Lawmakers Dodge Town Halls

KHN Morning Briefing

USA Today looks at which members are facing their constituents during recess — and there are only a few swing-district Republicans who supported the health bill doing so. Meanwhile, ads are being launched from both sides of the aisle over lawmakers’ health care stances.

New Kansas Law Helps Parents Prevent Hospitals From Using Do-Not-Resusitate Orders On Kids

KHN Morning Briefing

Kansans for Life, an influential anti-abortion group in the state, helped push the bill. Also in the news, Oklahoma lawmakers are considering a bill to allow out-of-state insurers to sell policies there, the Texas House is weighing transferring funding to a program that helps rehabilitate victims of sex trafficking and the Montana legislature moves toward spending $1 million to help prevent suicide.