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House Will Not Include ACA Stabilization In Omnibus, Alexander To Force Senate Vote

By Ariel Cohen
March 19, 2018 at 8:37 PM
House Republicans on Monday (March 19) announced that the omnibus spending bill will not include funding for cost sharing reduction or reinsurance, due to partisan disagreements surrounding Hyde amendment language. But Senate health Committee Chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) told reporters he would try to force a floor vote that would attach funding for cost-sharing reduction payments and reinsurance to the omnibus, and warned that Americans will see premiums skyrocket ahead of the mid-terms if Congress refuses to act. The text...


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