The Graham-Cassidy bill, the GOP’s current replacement to the Affordable Care Act, is estimated to reduce the deficit by $133 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the legislation.
A state Medicaid adviser told lawmakers on Monday that the Graham-Cassidy bill to replace Obamacare would stabilize the health care marketplace by combining Medicaid populations with younger, healthier individuals.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) announced Monday evening that she opposes the Graham-Cassidy health care bill, effectively sinking the GOP’s last effort to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Late-night comedian Jimmy Kimmel tweeted thanks to Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) and called him a hero Friday after news broke that he would oppose the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill.
CNN’s announced debate over the new GOP health care bill has left congressional Democrats and reporters aghast at Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I., Vt.) presence on the stage.