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More Republicans back healthcare bill after 'certain changes'

More Republicans back healthcare bill after 'certain changes'”

OH added 700,000 people to its Medicaid rolls under the expansion, which is mostly paid for with federal funds.

Traditionally, that figure has been reported separately because of differences in the type of health plan provided.

The latest government sign-up numbers missed Obama's target of 13.8 million people for 2017.

The report breaks down the projected costs of the GOP plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said Wednesday he's open to "improvement and refinements" to the GOP's health bill as he and President Trump try to win back conservatives - and risk alienating even more moderates in the Senate who say the legislation is already too severe in kicking people out of coverage. His comments came as GOP leaders struggled to stem defections from conservatives and moderates just a week before he hopes to push the measure through the House, and days after congressional budget analysts said it would lead to 24 million more uninsured people in a decade. "I committed to President Trump that I would support this plan if it contains the changes we agreed to today", the Columbia City resident said. On a call with state reporters, Sen.

Walker brought nine members who were also opposed to the bill with him to the White House Friday morning and afterwards said all of them are now on board, including Rep. Gary Palmer of Alabama, who voted against the bill Thursday in the House Budget Committee. The GOP replacement bill would repeal an Obamacare cap of $500,000 on how much insurance companies can deduct on their tax returns from their chief executives' salaries. But only 10.4 million were signed up for these plans by the middle of previous year, according to Department of Health and Human Services data. Experts said the report undercuts Republican claims that the health law's insurance markets are teetering toward collapse, which they say makes repealing the law crucial.

It also said that average health coverage premiums would rise by 15 to 20 percent in 2018 and 2019 for individual policy holders, "mainly because the individual mandate penalties would be eliminated, inducing fewer comparatively healthy people to sign up".

Trump also insisted he is "one hundred percent behind" the Republican plan, and that "the press has not been speaking properly about how great this is going to be".

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"I think most guys would have to walk away feeling optimistic about the process", RSC Chairman Mark Walker, North Carolina Republican, said after the Pence meeting.

If those three lawmakers choose to vote no, only one other Republican "no" is needed to kill the bill, and there's a host of options.

State governments run Medicaid with reimbursements from the federal government. "If you say they're guaranteed access but they can't afford it, is that truly a guarantee?"

The Congressional Budget Office weighed in Monday on the profound impact of the House Republicans' ambitious Obamacare fix.

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"I am excited about the fact that we have a president who likes closing deals", Ryan said. "This is something we wrote with the Senate committees". Yet it's heading for a collision with the internal politics of Republicans in the House and Senate, where conservatives have been pushing to wind down the Medicaid expansion as soon as next year.



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