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Alexander Seeks Short-Term Stabilization Bill By End Of September; Asks Trump To Fund CSRs, Insurers To Lower Rates

August 01, 2017
The Senate health committee will start bipartisan hearings on short-term stabilization of the Affordable Care Act’s individual market the first week of Sept. 4 in a bid to have a bill ready by the end of that month, Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said Tuesday (Aug. 1), charting a course that diverges from President Donald Trump's call over the weekend for Republicans to immediately try again on repeal and replacement. Alexander urged the president to fund the ACA's cost-sharing reduction payments...

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