Pelosi Praises Senate Budget Deal, Touts Medicaid Gap, Medicare Policies

By Michelle M. Stein, Maya Goldman / July 14, 2021 at 7:09 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) praised the Senate’s latest budget deal in a letter sent to House members Wednesday (July 14), saying the deal will include House priorities like closing the Medicaid gap, enhancing Medicare, extending the increased Affordable Care Act tax credits from the American Rescue Plan and transforming the care economy. Her letter appeared to confirm that a Medicaid gap provision will be included. That policy was not mentioned by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) when he...

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