Health On The Hill

Jackie Judd, Kaiser Family Foundation; Mary Agnes Carey, Kaiser Health News

As the Senate Finance Committee prepares to vote on health care legislation, a key trade group, America’s Health Insurance Plans, released an analysis of the plan that concluded it would increase the typical family premium by $4,000 in 2019. Obama Administration and Senate Finance officials dispute that claim. If the Finance panel, as expected, approves its package, the legislation would be combined with a measure approved by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee with Senate action expected later this month.

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