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Outlooks And Assessments: Criticism Of The House GOP Health Plan Heats Up

KHN Morning Briefing

In the aftermath of Congressional Budget Office estimates regarding the number of Americans who would lose health coverage under the American Health Care Act, editorial pages move deeper into the discussion with some scalding critiques of the plan and some defenses of how it could help reduce the nation’s deficit.

Increasingly Wary Senators Warn Bill Won’t Pass Without Changes

KHN Morning Briefing

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.

Justice Department Urges Appeals Court To Uphold Anthem-Cigna Ruling

KHN Morning Briefing

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.

Indiana Governor Wants To Keep State’s Medicaid Expansion

KHN Morning Briefing

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.