Top 5 Things to Know About New Effort to Replace ACA

Sep 22, 2017 | Uncategorized

Top 5 Things to Know About New Effort to Replace ACAGOP Senators are working quickly in an effort to garner votes to replace the ACA (Affordable Care Act). Check out the most important things to note about this replacement effort, below.nnRepublican efforts in Congress to “repeal and replace” the federal Affordable Care Act are back from the dead. Again.nnWhile the chances for this last-ditch measure appear iffy, many GOP senators are rallying around a proposal by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.), along with Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)nnThey are racing the clock to round up the needed 50 votes — and there are 52 Senate Republicans.nnAn earlier attempt to replace the ACA this summer fell just one vote short when Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) voted against it. The latest push is setting off a massive guessing game on Capitol Hill about where the GOP can pick up the needed vote.n


nThis article originally posted on Kaiser Health News.