White House pushes uncertain bid to revive health care bill

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A revised bill, even if it passed the House, would be a long shot to pass the Senate.

Talks among White House officials and GOP lawmakers have continued during the break, but there have been no tangible signs that they've found a way to reverse what has been a damaging defeat for President Donald Trump and congressional leaders.

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The American Health Care Act sputtered and died before it hit the floor because it just couldn't get enough support, even within the Republican party.

"It's wonderful the diverse things you hear from different people", Cole said, noting the responses range from "'it's hopeless" to "Oh, it's going to get there'".

The colleagues he has spoken with appear "cautiously optimistic", Cole added. Some said they could eliminate the more expensive gold-level plans. When contacted, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Health Care Service Corp. all declined to commit to selling ACA plans next year, per the Bloomberg article. "We're still waiting to figure out what President Trump is going to embrace", says Traub, who's now at the consulting firm Deloitte.

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"It doesn't actually address the concerns I have for the people I represent, the people of New York City", Donovan said.

Ryan said he and others are working on "finishing touches" to their repeal and replace legislation, though he also acknowledged that this work is "difficult".

The amendment comes the day after reports that the White House was pushing for a deal to be completed by the end of next week in order to show progress during Trump's first 100 days as president.

But there are significant obstacles. Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus were hoping to see a number of the Title I regulations repealed, arguing it was the only way to bring down premiums in a meaningful way.

When Ryan couldn't line up the votes to repeal and replace because he couldn't get the Republican conservative caucus and the so-called moderates to agree on nearly anything, you brilliantly persuaded him to schedule a showdown vote on the matter.

"The gist of this is that federal protections for pre-existing conditions and required benefits remain.unless a state doesn't want them to", tweeted Larry Levitt, senior vice president at health policy think thank The Kaiser Family Foundation on Thursday.

While the changes could win over some conservatives in the Freedom Caucus, aides expressed doubts it will win over a number of centrists, who are critical to getting a bill through the House in the face of unanimous opposition from Democrats.

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The Tuesday Group has roughly 50 members. High-risk pools are insurance pools for patients with preexisting conditions subsidized by the government. The current deal-making has centered on what triggers would allow states to opt out and how much additional funding would be provided.

The proposal retains numerous popular consumer protections of the Affordable Care Act, including ensuring that people with pre-existing medical conditions can not be refused coverage or charged more.

House GOP leaders aren't singing the same tune.

The new proposal, which was reported by Politico and The Huffington Post, is an amendment to that bill. Much of the coverage loss stemmed from the reductions to Medicaid.

Rep. Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.), the chief deputy whip, called similar changes earlier this month a "bridge too far for our members".

Voters disapprove by a 65% to 29% margin of the way Trump is handling health care. It consists of a summary and bullet points rather than legislative language. Sources revealed that 18 to 20 of those "yes" vote would be new.

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