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Ryan says House to revisit healthcare, offers no details

By Associated Press  |  March 29, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday he's going to give battered House Republicans another crack at a healthcare overhaul. But he offered no timeline, and leaders haven't resolved how to overcome the deep GOP divisions that crumpled their legislation last week in a humiliating retreat for themselves and...

How not to fix Obamacare's problems

How not to fix Obamacare's problems

By Harris Meyer  |  March 27, 2017

Sharp disagreement about the right and wrong ways to improve the ACA-based system likely will block corrective action from gaining traction any time soon.

Editorial: Some insurance benefits are essential

Editorial: Some insurance benefits are essential

By Merrill Goozner  |  March 25, 2017

The House of Representatives last week postponed voting to gut Obamacare after new provisions weakening the essential benefits guarantee failed to win support from right-wing Republicans, who are opposed to any form of subsidized health insurance.

GOP bill's death spares insurers from last-minute benefit changes

GOP bill's death spares insurers from last-minute benefit changes

By Harris Meyer  |  March 24, 2017

Before the House Republican bill to replace the Affordable Care Act died Friday, insurers and regulators were fretting about a major, last-minute change in the bill requiring states to determine what benefits must be offered in fully insured health plans.

House reschedules ACA repeal vote as support dwindles

House reschedules ACA repeal vote as support dwindles

By Harris Meyer  |  March 23, 2017

Despite falling short of rounding up enough GOP votes to pass a bill in their race to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. House of Representatives will still hold a vote on the beleaguered bill on Friday at President Donald Trump's request.

Trump to GOP: Pass healthcare bill or seal your fate

By Associated Press  |  March 22, 2017

Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.

Republican healthcare plan creates budget problems for GOP

By Associated Press  |  March 20, 2017

Repealing and replacing the law they hate so much won't save nearly as much money as getting rid of it entirely, the goal they've been campaigning on for seven years. That means trouble for the federal deficit and for Congress' fiscal conservatives.

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