Health Exchange Alert Weekly Report - 05/17/2017

Cassidy, Collins Pitch Bipartisan Reforms In Meeting With Dems

May 16, 2017
Republican Sens. Susan Collins (ME) and Bill Cassidy (LA) on Monday (May 15) met with roughly 11 senators, including a handful of Democrats, to discuss a bipartisan path forward on health care. But while Collins expressed optimism about reaching a bipartisan deal, Democratic Senator Joe Manchin (WV) said little progress was reached in the meeting, which centered on whether there is a way to proceed without repealing the ACA. He stressed he cannot vote for any bill that would repeal...

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