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In Joint Address To Congress, Trump Touts Mainstays Of GOP Leadership’s Replacement Plan

President Donald Trump voiced support for key Republican-backed policy elements such as tax credits, health savings accounts and selling insurance across state lines. The Associated Press: Trump Gives GOP Leaders Rallying Cry, Roadmap For Change...
obamacare

Republicans Find Themselves In Democrats’ Shoes: Facing Fire From Conservatives

Leadership's efforts to dismantle and replace the health law are running into major resistance from the far right wing of their own party. In the midst of the turmoil, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell,...
medicaid expansion

Medicaid Expansion Drives Wedge Between GOP Governors

“We need to find a formula that’s fair for everyone. Maybe that’s going to be an impossibility, but we need to get as close to fairness as we can and give flexibility to the...
What To Do With Medicaid?

After Governors’ Meeting, The Big Question Remains: What To Do With Medicaid?

The state leaders gathered for the National Governors Association winter meeting but were stymied over the problem of how to handle Medicaid. They want to make sure a repeal of the health law doesn't...
health law support

As It Faces Possible Dismantling, Health Law’s Support Stronger Than Ever

From polls to protests, the health law is getting the kind of backing it hasn't seen for most of the time since it passed. The Wall Street Journal: Recent Warmth Toward Affordable Care Act Persists,...
The president is expected to seek the executives' support on Republicans' efforts to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act

Trump To Hold Round Table With Insurers Over Future Of Affordable Care Act

The president is expected to seek the executives' support on Republicans' efforts to dismantle and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Wall Street Journal: Trump To Meet With Insurance Executives On Repeal Of Affordable Care...
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Governors, Who Hold Key Role In GOP’s Hopes To Revamp Medicaid, Bring Concerns To...

The National Governors Association's annual meeting begins in Washington this weekend, and the governors are expecting to raise their concerns about efforts to change Medicaid in discussions with members of Congress and President Donald...
medicaid expansion

8 Out Of 10 Americans Support Health Law’s Medicaid Expansion, Poll Finds

Both Republicans and Democrats wanted to preserve the funding that's helped 11 million low-income people get health care coverage. The Associated Press: Poll: GOP Should Keep Money For Medicaid Expansion Add Medicaid expansion to the...
obamacare repeal

Repeal No Longer The Slam Dunk It Used To Be In The House

It was believed that the Senate would be the chamber where efforts to dismantle the law would face the most challenges, but as Republicans become more divided on how to move forward with repeal,...
medicare

‘Don’t Give Me Those Washington Talking Points’: Protesters Demand Answers, But GOP Lawmakers Have...

Anxious and angry constituents continue to show up at Republicans' town hall meetings with concerns over the future of health care coverage, but lawmakers don't have concrete answers to provide. The Washington Post: Sen. Chuck...