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Lobbyists, GOP Lose Interest In Working Together On Big Health Reforms

September 06, 2017
As lawmakers return from their August recess, health care lobbyists say attempts to revive the GOP's health care overhaul would hit many of the the same roadblocks Republicans faced this summer, noting that stakeholder coalitions largely weren't consulted on the earlier proposals and continue to harbor concerns with potential coverage losses. An industry lobbyist said the only way he could see lobbying coalitions supporting a GOP health reform proposal is if it stabilizes the market, introduces new flexibility and doesn't...

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