American Health Care Act

As Senate Moves to Repeal Obamacare Only, Expert Says Lawmakers Should Keep Promise to Replace It As Well

'The law is in a death spiral'

Next week, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) is planning to begin a motion for debate to repeal Obamacare only, after the Senate's replacement bill could not gain enough votes to pass. Sally Pipes, president and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute, warns that lawmakers should keep their promise to the American people to repeal and replace Obamacare with market-based solutions.

CBO: Senate Health Care Bill Will Reduce Deficit By $321 Billion

Budget office projects legislation would lower premiums 30 percent by 2020

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellThe Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, the Senate Republican replacement to the Affordable Care Act, is estimated to reduce the deficit by $321 billion from 2017 to 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office's scoring of the legislation.