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Senate GOP updates health care bill to include 6-month lockout for uninsured

Senate GOP updates health care bill to include 6-month lockout for uninsuredSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday updated the health care bill he is whipping votes for to penalize people who do not have insurance and wish to purchase it on the exchanges. The new bill says that people who have lacked insurance coverage for 63 days or more must wait six months before reentering the marketplace. The Senate health care bill gets rid of Obamacare’s individual mandate that requires everyone to purchase health insurance or pay a fine.



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Congressional Budget Office: Healthcare Replacement Plan Adds 24 Million Uninsured by 2026

Congressional Budget Office: Healthcare Replacement Plan Adds 24 Million Uninsured by 2026Two Congressional committees have already passed their legislative efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without waiting for feedback from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office on how t…



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Republican health plan to make millions more uninsured: U.S. congressional report

Republican health plan to make millions more uninsured: U.S. congressional reportBy David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fourteen million Americans would lose medical insurance by next year under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare, the nonpartisan U.S. Congressional Budget Office said on Monday in a report that dealt a potential setback to President Donald Trump’s first major legislative initiative. The eagerly awaited CBO report also forecast that 24 million more people would be uninsured in 2026 if the plan being considered in the House of Representatives were adopted. Obamacare enabled about 20 million previously uninsured Americans to obtain medical insurance.



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