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Quick Take: The Major Changes in the Senate's AHCA

Senate Republicans released their draft version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 this morning. This is the Senate version of the...

Paying for the Senate's Changes to the AHCA

Senate Republicans are continuing work on their iteration of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), and press reports indicate that senators aim to...

Gene Steuerle: Replacing The Individual Mandate to Buy Health Insurance: A First Step To Compromise

Dr. Eugene (Gene) Steuerle is the Richard B. Fisher chair and Institute fellow at the Urban Institute and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

A First Look at the CMS Estimate of the AHCA

The Chief Actuary of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its score of the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA)...

Price Confirms Double-Counting in President's Budget

One source of uncertainty in the President's budget is how much savings it contains from reducing Medicaid spending. In testimony last week to the...

Maya MacGuineas: The CBO Report Was a Healthy Dose of Reality on Repealing Obamacare

Maya MacGuineas is president of the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and head of the Campaign to Fix the Debt. She recently...