GOP turns to modest Obamacare changes, talking up bipartisanship
Almost eight months after President Donald Trump took office and promised to immediately repeal Obamacare, Republican senators are instead developing a small package of changes to help the health law rather than end it.
By Anna Edney, Steven T. Dennis and Zachary Tracer|September 06, 2017 at 07:08 AM
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(Bloomberg) — Almost eight months after President Donald Trump took office and promised to immediately repeal Obamacare, Republican senators are instead developing a small package of changes to help the health law rather than end it.
Senator Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Republican taking the lead on some of the efforts, said Tuesday that he wants an Obamacare package to include money for insurers to defray low-income Americans’ health costs, as well as flexibility for states to decide how they cover their citizens under the law.
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