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Bipartisan House Coalition Hopes Senate Hearings Will Lead To Longer-Term Market Reforms

August 01, 2017
The bipartisan House coalition of around 40 Democrats and Republicans hope the proposal they unveiled Monday (July 31) for a longer-term stabilization of individual health insurance markets will take hold in the Senate where health committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) has announced hearings for a short-term package to lower premiums in 2018. The House Problem Solvers Caucus proposed paying for their plan by lowering reimbursement rates for Medicare, although leaders of the group said Tuesday (August 1) they haven’t committed...

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