Wednesday, June 21, 2017

THIS IS THE BEST THEY CAN DO? Six Key Parts Of The Senate Health Care Bill

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If this is true, THIS BILL SUCKS! Now we know what Trump meant when he said he wanted a bill that was MORE GENEROUS:
While Senate Republicans are drafting their healthcare plan behind closed doors, they’ve given reporters a general idea of what might be in it.
The bill is shaping up to have a similar structure as the House’s bill, while more reflecting the principles of centrist Republicans in both chambers.
Senators are still hashing out the specifics, but here’s a look at where they appear to be headed.
It will slow down the phase-out of the Medicaid expansion
Senators from states that expanded Medicaid under ObamaCare don’t want to see federal funds quickly dry up, as would happen under the House ObamaCare repeal bill.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has proposed a seven-year phase-down in the funding, a timeframe backed by other centrists including Sen. Dean Heller (Nev.), probably the most vulnerable Senate Republican in next year’s election.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has proposed a three-year phase-down.
A final bill might have something in between.
“My hope is that a longer glide path with flexibility will give the states and the governors the ability to extend the coverage to the population,” Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (W.Va.), another key GOP vote, told reporters this week.
Tax credits will be beefed up --->
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