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They Won An Early Victory — Now GOP Faces Pressure To Deliver On Promises

KHN Morning Briefing

Congress quickly moved a budget measure through both chambers that begins the process of dismantling the health law, but that was just the first step. Meanwhile, incoming Vice President Mike Pence says he’s confident lawmakers can move quickly on repeal and replace.

Richest Americans Could See Millions In Tax Cuts If Health Law Is Repealed

KHN Morning Briefing

Meanwhile, the move would raise taxes on about 7 million low-and-moderate income families. In other news, as the health care landscape is turned on its head, Nashville is at a crossroads on where to go next; states move to protect free contraception; religious leaders speak out against repeal; Washington state may offer a blueprint for congressional Republicans to follow; and more.

A Conundrum For Both Sides Of The Aisle: Covering Sick People Costs A Whole Lot Of Money

KHN Morning Briefing

As Republicans navigate their way through crafting a replacement plan for the health law, they are going to run into the same question that plagued the Democrats: how to pay for the sickest Americans. Meanwhile, media outlets cover the other issues Republicans face as they tackle the latter part of repeal and replace.

Group Launches Million Dollar Ad Campaign To Push GOP Health Care Agenda

KHN Morning Briefing

The ads are light on details, but they promise that Republicans will offer more affordable health care by “eliminating senseless regulations.” In other health law news, musicians rally to defend the legislation; the Chamber of Commerce talks about what it would like to see with repeal and replace; dismantling the law will affect those dealing with an addiction or mental illness, a report finds; New York passes a measure to ensure women still have access to free birth control; and more.

Republicans Set Stage For Repeal Despite Democrats’ Vocal Disapproval

KHN Morning Briefing

In an unusual move, Senate Democrats spoke out against repeal while casting their votes. But the budget resolution, laying the groundwork for gutting the health law, passed mostly along party lines. The House is expected to vote on the measure on Friday.