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The problems lawmakers have with the legislation include the potential loss of insurance coverage, changes to Medicaid, the trajectory of premium prices and the bill’s impact on costs paid by older, low-income and rural Americans.
Nearly half of the people in this month’s Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll believe the Republican legislation will increase the number of uninsured Americans and increase coverage costs.
Editorials from around the country compare, contrast and analyze the key issues in play in the current health care debate.
News outlets offer views on state and local impressions about Republican plans to overhaul the health system.
Opinion writers express their thoughts on what the estimates released Monday by the Congressional Budget Office say about the Republican’s American Health Care Act.
The government lawyers and some states are asking the court to keep a federal judge’s ruling that blocked a planned merger. Meanwhile, Anthem officials notify Connecticut that the company may not participate in the 2018 online marketplace because of “uncertainties” in the market right now.
Gov. Eric Holcomb says he is talking to federal officials to make sure “we’re compassionate and that we cover the Hoosiers that we are right now.” In other news, Medicaid expansion developments in New Jersey, New Hampshire and Kansas.
Verma helped engineer Indiana’s Medicaid expansion, which requires many enrollees to contribute toward their health care premiums.
The Republicans’ efforts to move the replacement plan through quickly could cause problems down the road. Meanwhile, the number of members in their own party who have voiced concerns over the bill could be enough to kill it in both chambers.
The executive branch’s projections, obtained by Politico, show 26 million people would lose insurance over the next decade — 2 million more than the Congressional Budget Office estimate.
Democrats say the nonpartisan CBO’s score is evidence that the GOP legislation will provide hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to the rich while yanking health coverage from the poor.
While Republicans tried to soften the news by pointing out more optimistic parts of the report, the White House slammed the analysis as “just not believable.”
Older and poorer people who gained coverage under the federal health law are most at risk, according to advocates in places that have embraced Obamacare.
The highly anticipated Congressional Budget Office analysis of the American Health Care Act projects grim coverage numbers for the Republicans’ bill.
With Republicans in control of Congress and the White House, HSAs — a longtime favorite of conservatives — are likely to get a boost.
Before the health law, buying an individual policy that included coverage for pregnancy and labor was extremely difficult.
The federal government’s budget experts estimate that the Republican plan would reduce the deficit but dramatically drive up the number of uninsured.
The Congressional Budget Office releases its anticipated analysis of the American Health Care Act, Republican’s replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act.
El Comité de Presupuesto del Congreso presentó su estimado sobre el impacto económico que el proyecto de salud republicano, “The American Health Care Act”, tendría en el sistema de atención de salud del país, y cuánto le costaría al gobierno federal.
In the heated political arguments as Republicans rush to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, some facts can get buried.