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Incoming Congress immediately will pick up Obamacare repeal

By Shelby Livingston  |  December 27, 2016
Incoming Congress immediately will pick up Obamacare repeal

A bare-bones budget resolution acting as a vehicle to dismantle the Affordable Care Act will get a House floor vote the week of Jan. 9, according to a memo from Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the incoming chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, CQ Roll Call reported.

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Data Points: Covering the already sick

Data Points: Covering the already sick

There is bipartisan support for the Affordable Care Act's prohibiting insurers from denying coverage or charging higher rates to people with pre-existing medical conditions. Repealing the law without a replacement could impact roughly half of non-elderly Americans.

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