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.
The federal government’s budget experts estimate that the Republican plan would reduce the deficit but dramatically drive up the number of uninsured.
In the heated political arguments as Republicans rush to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, reality gets a bit lost.
People with preexisting conditions will still be able to buy coverage under the GOP plan, but it’s not clear there will be plans anyone can afford.