Senate Health Care Bill Includes Deep Cuts to Medicaid

The New York Times By ROBERT PEAR and THOMAS KAPLAN JUNE 22, 2017 WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans, who for seven years have promised a repeal of the Affordable Care Act, took a major step on Thursday toward that goal, unveiling a bill to make deep cuts in Medicaid and end the law’s mandate that most… Read More

House of Representatives Passes AHCA, Sends to Senate for Consideration

NAHU Washington Update – 05/05/2017 House Republicans scored a major legislative victory yesterday when they narrowly passed H.R. 1628, the American Health Care Act (AHCA) reconciliation bill to repeal and replace portions of the ACA, by a vote of 217-213 with 20 Republicans voting against. The bill could only afford to lose 22 Republican votes,… Read More

House Passes Measure to Repeal and Replace the Affordable Care Act

THE NEW YORK TIMES By THOMAS KAPLAN and ROBERT PEAR MAY 4, 2017 WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday narrowly approved a bill to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, as Republicans recovered from their earlier failures and moved a step closer to delivering their promise to reshape American health care… Read More

White House Officials, Craving Progress, Push Revised Health Bill

THE NEW YORK TIMES By MATT FLEGENHEIMER and REED ABELSON APRIL 20, 2017 WASHINGTON — White House officials, desperate to demonstrate progress on President Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, are pushing to resurrect a Republican health care bill before his 100th day in office next week. Some members of the president’s team… Read More

Trying to Revive Health Bill, G.O.P. Adds $15 Billion for Sickest Americans

THE NEW YORK TIMES By ROBERT PEAR APRIL 6, 2017 WASHINGTON — Under intense pressure from President Trump, House Republicans took a small step Thursday to revive legislation to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, adding a $15 billion fund to help insurers pay claims for their sickest customers. Speaker Paul D. Ryan orchestrated a broad… Read More

Trump’s First Legislative Effort Fails as G.O.P. Pulls Bill to Repeal Obamacare

THE NEW YORK TIMES By ROBERT PEAR, JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS, JENNIFER STEINHAUER and THOMAS KAPLAN MARCH 24, 2017 WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders, facing a revolt among conservatives and moderates in their ranks, pulled legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act from consideration on the House floor Friday afternoon in a humiliating defeat for President… Read More