Keeping Up Post Election Senate Moves Toward ACA Repeal

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Keeping Up Post Election Senate Moves Toward ACA Repeal
Calendar12 January 2017

This week the Senate took the first step toward repealing the ACA. Here’s what you need to know:

Senate Takes Major Step Toward Repealing Health Care Law

The New York Times, Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear

  • The Senate passed a budget blueprint this week -- the first procedural hurdle to repealing the ACA. The blueprint calls for repeal legislation by January 27. The House is expected to vote on the measure this week or next. *A must read*

Trump Tells Congress to Repeal and Replace Health Care Law ‘Very Quickly’

The New York Times, Maggie Haberman and Robert Pear

  • In an interview with The New York Times, Trump made it clear that taking years to implement an ACA replacement is unacceptable. *If you want more*

Rand Paul rolling out ObamaCare replacement this week

The Hill, Jordain Carney

  • Rand Paul is one of the leading voices advocating replacing the ACA the same day it’s repealed. We expect Paul’s plan to include changes to health savings accounts. *Skim this one, but keep an eye out for the replacement plan*

Budget Reconciliation, Explained

Vox, Dylan Matthews

  • Are you confused by all the budget reconciliation talk? This is a very clear explanation of the process Congress will use to repeal parts of the ACA. *It’s an oldie, but a goodie*
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