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How Bad Is the Senate Health-Care Bill? - The Atlantic

Many Republicans in the House were convinced to vote for the American Health Care Act on the premise that the Senate would "fix the bill.” But the Senate's version “is not more compassionate.” Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a senior fellow at the Center for ...and more »

Spinning the CBO Insurance Estimate - FactCheck.org

The Congressional Budget Office projects that the Senate health care bill would increase the number of uninsured Americans by 22 million in 2026 — a figure that both sides in the debate are distorting: Sen. Bernie Sanders wrongly claims the bill ...and more »

Here are the 4 reasons McConnell couldn't get the Senate to replace Obamacare — yet - Washington Post

With the news today that Senate Republicans are likely to give up their quest to repeal and/or replace Obamacare, we are re-posting our analysis, originally published on June 28. Despite GOP efforts to revamp their plan, the underlying dynamics and ...and more »

Vote Delayed as GOP Struggles to Marshal Support for Health Care Bill - New York Times

WASHINGTON — Facing intransigent Republican opposition, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, on Tuesday delayed a vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act, dealing another setback to Republicans' seven-year effort to dismantle the ...and more »

W.Va. Sen. Capito's difficult journey to 'no' - Yahoo News

Janice Hill almost didn't get on the bus. But last week, she found herself riding along with three dozen other West Virginians on a motorcoach to the nation's capital, where she soon came face to face with one of the most elusive figures in the debate ...and more »

How the Health Care Bill Could Affect You If You Get Health Insurance Through Work - Lifehacker Australia

We've been hearing a lot about the 22 million people who will lose coverage under the Better Care Reconciliation Act, and how much more insurance will cost on the individual market. But what if you have coverage through work? Turns out you're not ...and more »

Budowsky: Rising up vs. TrumpCare - The Hill

While the American people are rising up in large numbers against the hugely unpopular efforts by President Trump and Republican leaders to impose cruel policies on the American healthcare system, Senate Republicans retreated this week but are trying ...and more »

$45 Billion to Fight Opioid Abuse? That's Much Too Little, Experts Say - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Senate leadership's efforts to salvage the Republican health care bill have focused in part on adding $45 billion for states to spend on opioid addiction treatment. That is a big pot of money. But addiction specialists said it was ...and more »

Trump says it's 'OK' if health bill doesn't pass - KITV Honolulu

President Donald Trump says that if the health care bill fails to pass in the Senate, he won't like it - but "that's OK." Trump spoke Tuesday at a gathering of Senate Republicans after their leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill until ...and more »

Obamacare Architect: The Real Victims of Repeal - Fortune

Last week, Senate Republicans released their draft bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) is, at face value, punitive to anyone who is not young, healthy, and wealthy.and more »