Republicans just released a new healthcare bill — here’s what’s in it

Business Insider By: Bob Bryan July 13, 2017 Senate Republican leadership released the updated version of its healthcare bill on Thursday, but continued pushback from its own conference likely puts the legislation in the same perilous position as previous iterations. The details of the bill outline a variety of edits to the bill but indicate… Read More

Senate G.O.P. Leaders Unveil Health Care Bill to Try Winning Over Skeptics

The New York Times By Robert Pear and Thomas Kaplan July 13, 2017 WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leaders on Thursday unveiled a fresh proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, revising their bill to help hold down insurance costs for consumers while keeping a pair of taxes on high-income people that they had… Read More

Oscar Health to Join Humana in a Small Business Venture

The New York Times By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED JULY 12, 2017 For the last five years, Oscar Health has sought to portray itself as a new kind of health insurer, taking an approach that set it apart from its more traditional competitors. Now, Oscar plans to work with one of those rivals on… Read More

Trump Warms to Old Idea: Kill Health Law Now, and Replace It Later

The New York Times By THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR JUNE 30, 2017 WASHINGTON — With Senate Republicans already bogged down over how to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, President Trump on Friday tossed in a new complication with an old idea: The Senate could repeal the health law now, then replace it later. Mr…. Read More

Vote Delayed as Republicans Struggle to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill

The New York Times By JENNIFER STEINHAUER and THOMAS KAPLAN JUNE 27, 2017 WASHINGTON — Facing intransigent Republican opposition, Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the Republican leader, announced on Tuesday that he will delay a vote on his legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dealing President Trump an embarrassing setback on a key part… Read More

Senate Health Bill Reels as C.B.O. Predicts 22 Million More Uninsured

The New York Times By THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR JUNE 26, 2017 WASHINGTON — The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act was edging toward collapse on Monday after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said it would increase the number of people without health insurance by 22 million by 2026. Two Republicans, Senators… Read More

Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties, Cut Taxes on High Incomes

The Wall Street Journal By Stephanie Armour, Kristina Peterson and Louise Radnofsky Updated June 22, 2017 5:53 pm ET WASHINGTON—Senate Republican leaders released a proposal Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the funding for the Medicaid… Read More