New Health Bill Could Allow Cheaper Plans, Fewer Benefits


GOP leaders released a modified draft of their legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday, hoping to win senators’ support with additional funding for combating opioids and a controversial measure that would allow insurance companies to sell plans that don’t comply with Obamacare consumer protections.

If just three Republicans oppose the procedural motion planned for next week, the seven-year effort to repeal Obamacare would end before the Senate can even formally start debate. Read more