Democrats want a bill to fund the government for the rest of the year to include funding for the health law’s cost-sharing reductions for low-income marketplace customers, but Republicans want to keep the issues separate.
The federal health law requires most insurance plans to offer 10 specific categories of essential benefits. Conservatives would like to get rid of that rule in the hopes of bringing down premium costs.
People who don’t have insurance coverage or get federal assistance to pay their insurance premiums need to take a little extra care when completing their tax forms.
The White House continues to look for a policy “win” while members of the House are concerned about heading home for the spring recess where they could “get hammered” for not fulfilling their promise to repeal Obamacare.
More than six in 10 people think that moving forward the responsibility for dealing with the health law problems is the responsibility of President Donald Trump and Republicans controlling Congress, Kaiser Family Foundation poll finds.
After the collapse of the Republican replacement plan, there may be a way to find consensus and repair the law.
KHN and NPR answer your questions on the GOP health bill.
Republican leaders say that to dismantle Obamacare it will take not just the bill now being debated in the House, but also regulatory changes and other bills to come later. Some party members say that plan is not realistic.
Federal officials said 12.2 million people signed up for plans this year on the health law’s marketplaces, down slightly from 2016.
Before the health law, buying an individual policy that included coverage for pregnancy and labor was extremely difficult.