Obamacare Repeal, Thought Dead in July, May Be Revived in Senate

Congressional efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act sprang back to life on Monday. Under the Graham-Cassidy bill, millions could lose coverage, Medicaid would face cuts comparable to those in earlier repeal bills, and insurers in some states could charge higher premiums to people with pre-existing conditions. Only days remain before the expiration of special parliamentary language that protects repeal legislation from a filibuster in the Senate, and pressure is mounting for another vote. The Congressional Budget Office said it was aiming to provide a preliminary fiscal analysis by early next week, but would not have estimates of the bill’s effects on insurance coverage and premiums “for at least several weeks.”

After a few weeks of lying dormant, Trumpcare is back, and its meaner than ever.” Senator Schumer added: “This is so outrageous and so harmful that we’re going to look at every possible way to slow the bill down.

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