GOP Tweaks Health Care Plan before Recess

House Republicans leaders took steps to modify their stalled Obamacare replacement bill today as a way to show progress before leaving for a scheduled two-week recess. The Trump administration has been engaged in intense health-care discussions with Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and others this week to counter the notion that Republicans can’t agree on a… Read more »

Ryan Says Health Care Bill Will Change

Even as Republicans’ health-care overhaul bill cleared another committee hurdle today, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) acknowledged that the bill needs changes before it can pass the House. Ryan has been pressing rank-and-file Republicans to support an Affordable Care Act replacement bill despite withering criticism from conservatives, Democrats and health care industry groups. After the Congressional… Read more »

House Leaders Present Menu of ACA Repeal Options

House Republican leaders earlier today presented rank-and-file members with their vision of a “repeal plus” bill that would get rid of most of the Affordable Care Act and include some replacement provisions that can go into effect concurrently. Reportedly, Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Ways and Means… Read more »