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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 5: A small group of activists rally against the GOP health care plan outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. Republicans in the Senate will resume work on the bill next week when Congress returns to Washington after a holiday recess. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

5 Outside-The-Box Ideas to Fix The Individual Insurance Market

With Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act stalled, tentative bipartisan initiatives are in the works to shore up the fragile individual insurance market that serves roughly 17 million Americans.

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GOP Health reform would weaken Medicare

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) under consideration in the U.S. Senate would mean higher premiums and reduced cost-sharing subsidies for lower-income older people.

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UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., talk as Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf testifies to the House-Senate budget conference committee on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senators’ Dueling Web Shoutouts Echo Nation’s Partisan Divide On Obamacare

Politically, Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Mark Warner, D-Va., are not all that far apart. Both are moderates who rejected proposed cuts in Medicaid funds.

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GOP Health Law Overhaul Could Create Woes for Aging Americans

Premiums for older people would rise even as they contend with physical ailments that emerge with age.

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Republicans push health bill in marathon sessions

he GOP scored triumphs in the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce panels after lengthy debate, as the committees approved legislation to reshape the way millions of Americans pay for medical care.

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 26: Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., talk  as President Donald Trump speaks at the GOP Congressional retreat in Philadelphia on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. House and Senate Republicans are holding their retreat through Friday in Philadelphia. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Pool)

House GOP finally reveals health bill: What it contains

House Republicans on Monday released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, a package that would scale back the government’s role in helping people afford coverage and likely leave more Americans uninsured.

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