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Ryan: Health care bill's changes to help older citizens
WASHINGTON -- Days before a pivotal House vote, Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday that he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to give older Americans more assistance to buy insurance. This story is only available from the Arkansas Online archives. read more
GOP leaders unveil changes to healthcare bill
But the House committee chairmen who helped lead the efforts to write the bill, known as the American Health Care Act (AHCA), expressed confidence. “We're confident these changes will set ... necessary resources to help older Americans and the disabled. read more
The Better Care Reconciliation Act: What’s in the Senate Healthcare Bill
The bill also creates a $62 billion long-term state innovation fund that allows states to help high-cost patients and low-income citizens purchase health ... and older Americans would pay higher average premiums than under the Affordable Care Act. read more
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Republican health care bill: What's in it?
House Republicans voted Thursday to pass the American Health Care Act – their answer to ObamaCare. The bill ... years to help states finance their high-risk pools. Despite criticism that the waivers strip protections, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s office ... read more
House narrowly passes health care bill erasing much of Obamacare; measure sent to Senate
Relieved Republicans muscled their health care ... vote," Ryan said. He added, "Are we going to keep the promises that we made, or are we going to falter?" The bill now faces an uncertain fate in the Senate, where even GOP lawmakers say major changes ... read more
Nancy Pelosi holds town hall meeting in Orlando, vows to fight Medicare 2011 changes
The Republican-sponsored budget also repeals the new Medicare changes contained in the health-care overhaul bill ... ages 55 and older. However, when younger people reach retirement age, Ryan's plan would give seniors a subsidy to help pay for private ... read more
Will the Republican Health Care Bill Really Lower Premiums?
Republicans had one top priority for their health care bill: it had to lower insurance premiums. “The price has to come down, period,” Rep. David Brat of Virginia told TIME ... help lower premiums, and so I’m very encouraged by that,” Ryan told ... read more
Leaders finalize US budget bill; voting could begin Thursday
"No bill of this size is perfect," Ryan ... of Health, a longstanding bipartisan priority, would receive a record $3 billion increase to $37 billion. Funding was also included for election security ahead of the 2018 midterms. Child care and development ... read more
Ryan: Change To Health Care Bill Coming
Washington — Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people. The new willingness to compromise was a bid for more support from moderate Republicans ... read more
Who gets hurt and who gets helped if Obamacare is repealed
Here's whom the American Health Care Act would likely help: Younger Americans ... Related: How the Republican bill would change Obamacare All this could hurt not only poor adults, but also low-income children, women, senior citizens and the disabled. read more