The Trump administration has a variety of mechanisms at its disposal that could undermine the insurance exchanges.
The parliamentarian finds that provisions of the bill cannot go forward with a simple majority vote.
Even experienced health care reporters in Washington, D.C., can’t say for sure. Meanwhile, states like California, heavily invested in Obamacare, wrestle with uncertainty.
As Senate Republicans continue to revise its health care legislative drafts to try to reach 50 votes, the Congressional Budget Act estimates the impact of those changes.
During another day of fast-moving developments, Senate Republicans signaled their intent to attempt to bring an updated repeal-and-delay bill to the floor for a vote next week.
The state was poised to release insurance exchange rates for 2018 — but it backed off for now because of the political upheaval in Washington.
The failure this week of the U.S. Senate’s ACA repeal effort was one more twist in the ongoing political drama that has complicated routine rate setting for insurers and state officials.
The debate over whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has been heated — and many of those moments have captured a wide audience on YouTube and Twitter.
As postmortems mount regarding the collapse of the Senate Republican health plan, it’s clear how complex political and policy issues worked against the replacement effort.
A key bill provision would likely lower premiums, but coverage would be skimpier with consumers left to figure out the trade-offs.