A revised version of the Senate bill is out and GOP leaders are still struggling to gain consensus as they push for a vote next week. This Politico article outlines how the latest bill would change the ACA. While provisions directly affecting employers don’t appear to have changed from the original bill, there are some new provisions that would:
We’re reviewing the bill language and will blog about the impact on employer-sponsored plans in the coming days. You can expect to hear a lot more from Washington as we wait for the revised CBO score and Senate parliamentarian ruling on what provisions can’t be included under budget reconciliation rules. And, just to keep it interesting, there’s a wild card that bears watching: the “alternative plan” that Senators Graham and Cassidy are working on, just in case the revised BCRA still doesn’t fly.
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