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Congress eyes stopgap to avert shutdown, as health care bill gains steamThe Latest: GOP offers stopgap bill to fund governmentPlan to give health care to every Californian moves forwardConservatives back latest US healthcare bill, obstacles remainDispute Over Health Payments Defused, Spending Bill on TrackKey provisions of proposed GOP health care compromiseHard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal ObamacareCalifornia weighs huge health care remake–dumping insurersFact Check: Does Amended GOP Healthcare Bill Exempt Congress From Controversial Changes?House Freedom Caucus backs revised health-care law repealUN warned Trump that ObamaCare repeal could violate ... - Fox NewsConnecticut Officials Worry About Lack Of Clarity In Health Care LawHouse Freedom Caucus leaders back new health-care planRepublicans' new health amendment lets insurers charge sick people more, cover lessEllison Talks About How to Hold Officials Accountable on Health Care

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Michael Hicks: Healthcare law changes about consumer choice
News SentinelApril 4, 2017

Every criticism of more market-based solutions for America's healthcare devolves to two fetid arguments. The first is that Americans are too stupid to make wise choices about healthcare, and the second is that markets for healthcare (and health ...more »

Gov. Dayton will allow Minnesota health care 'reinsurance' bill to ...
KMSP-TVApril 3, 2017

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton won't sign a $542 million reinsurance bill, but will allow it to become law. The bill subsidizes health insurance companies operating ...more »

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Congress eyes stopgap to avert shutdown, as health care bill gains steam
Fox NewsApril 27, 2017

The changes in the bill would let states escape requirements under Obama's health care law that insurers charge healthy and seriously ill customers the same rates, and cover a list of specified services like maternity care. Conservatives embraced the ...more »

The Latest: GOP offers stopgap bill to fund government
SFGateApril 27, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on efforts in Congress to repeal the health care law and agree on a spending bill to keep the government open (all times local):. 11:30 p.m.. Republicans controlling the House have unveiled a stopgap bill to keep the ...more »

Plan to give health care to every Californian moves forward
Fox BusinessApril 27, 2017

The idea known as single-payer health care has long been popular on the left and is getting a new look in California as President Donald Trump struggles to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law. The proposal, promoted by the state's ...more »

Conservatives back latest US healthcare bill, obstacles remain
AOLApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) - The conservative House Freedom Caucus came out in support of a reworked U.S. healthcare overhaul bill even though it would not fully repeal Democratic former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, the ...more »

Dispute Over Health Payments Defused, Spending Bill on Track
U.S. News & World ReportApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and congressional Democrats on Wednesday defused a tense standoff over payments for the working poor under the health care law, keeping a massive government spending bill on track just days ahead of a ...more »

Key provisions of proposed GOP health care compromise
Minneapolis Star TribuneApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are debating a proposed compromise that might help them revive stalled legislation to roll back much of Democratic President Barack Obama's health care law. The broader bill would rework subsidies for private ...more »

Hard-Line Republican Caucus Backs Revised Bill to Repeal Obamacare
New York TimesApril 26, 2017

Mr. Trump, seeking a major legislative victory in his first 100 days in office, has been pressing hard to get a floor vote on a measure to repeal Mr. Obama's signature health care law and to fulfill a campaign promise of most Republicans for the better ...more »

California weighs huge health care remake–dumping insurers
The Mercury NewsApril 26, 2017

They say the state should stay focused on implementing Obama's health care law, which is credited with significantly reducing the ranks of the uninsured in California. “California can't afford a single-payer health care system,” said Charles Bacchi ...more »

Fact Check: Does Amended GOP Healthcare Bill Exempt Congress From Controversial Changes?
TownhallApril 26, 2017

Kerpen and Meadows (who later said that any special exemption would be excised from the legislative language) are correct that the amendment explicitly requires Congress and their staffers to obtain their federal health plans through the federal law's ...more »

House Freedom Caucus backs revised health-care law repeal
Winston-Salem JournalApril 26, 2017

WASHINGTON — The conservative House Freedom Caucus is backing the latest health care proposal as the White House tries to revive efforts to repeal Democrat Barack Obama's law. In a statement on Wednesday, the 40 or so hard-line members who ...more »

UN warned Trump that ObamaCare repeal could violate ... - Fox News
Fox NewsApril 26, 2017

The United Nations warned the Trump administration earlier this year that repealing ObamaCare without providing an adequate replacement would be a ...more »

Connecticut Officials Worry About Lack Of Clarity In Health Care Law
WNPR NewsApril 26, 2017

National uncertainty over the future of the Affordable Care Act is making state officials nervous, and the CEO of Access Health CT, the state's health care exchange, has told his board that he fears insurers could back out of the marketplace the state ...more »

House Freedom Caucus leaders back new health-care plan
Washington PostApril 26, 2017

White House officials and several Republican lawmakers claimed Tuesday they were nearing a deal on health-care legislation with the House Freedom Caucus, with at least three leading figures in the hard-line group ready to support an overhaul after the ...more »

Republicans' new health amendment lets insurers charge sick people more, cover less
VoxApril 26, 2017

House Republicans are floating a new amendment to their health care bill, one that would likely cause even more Americans to lose coverage than the last version. The American Health Care Act that House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced into the House last ...more »

Ellison Talks About How to Hold Officials Accountable on Health Care
Roll CallApril 25, 2017

Keith Ellison told Democratic activists on Tuesday that they can prevent a rollback of the 2010 health care law and push for single-payer health care. Ellison, vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, took part in a town hall hosted by ...more »

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