A Plea To Congress From The Industry: Give Us A Short-Term Fix To Stabilize Marketplace
Hospitals, physician groups, health insurers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce are all asking lawmakers to step in to make sure the marketplaces don't collapse amid the uncertainty around the Affordable Care Act and the Republicans' efforts to dismantle it.
Los Angeles Times:
With Healthcare In Turmoil, Senate Republicans Are Under Pressure To Buck Trump
Senate Republicans face increasing pressure to rescue health insurance markets and protect coverage for millions of Americans amid growing fears the Trump administration is going let the markets collapse. In recent days, leading hospitals, physician groups, health insurers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have pleaded with the Senate to step in, effectively going around the White House. (Levey and Mascaro, 5/23)
The Washington Post:
Fact-Checking A Rosy Portrait Of The American Health Care Act
In a $2 million ad campaign to support the House GOP health plan, the right-leaning American Action Network (AAN) features a California woman named Elizabeth Jacinto who says she suffered under Obamacare and expresses enthusiasm for the American Health Care Act. The ACHA only narrowly passed the House and was greeted lukewarmly by the Senate, so a key part of the effort appears to assist 21 GOP lawmakers who cast a tough vote to support proposal. (Kessler, 5/24)