House Rep. Tom MacArthur (R., N.J), co-chair of the Tuesday Group, has introduced an amendment to the American Health Care Act which would reinstate essential health benefits as a federal standard.
Repealing the Affordable Care Act could reduce the deficit by as much as $1.07 trillion, according to a report from the Mercatus Center.
Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R., Wis.) replacement to Obamacare, the American Health Care Act, may be brought back up for a vote after changes are made to it, Politico reported.
President Trump has requested that the American Health Care Act, Speaker Ryan’s (R., Wis.) replacement to Obamacare, be pulled from a vote, which was scheduled to happen at 3:30 on Friday after being delayed from Thursday night.
The American Health Care Act, Republicans’ replacement for the Affordable Care Act, has been amended and is now estimated to reduce the deficit by $150 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
House leaders have postponed voting on the American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement to Obamacare, which was originally slated to happen Thursday night, NBC News reported.
House Republicans touted amendments made to the American Health Care Act, the GOP’s Obamacare replacement, after their meeting with President Donald Trump today.