Obama denounces Senate GOP health care bill

" When a family is desperate to get a loved one into treatment and they don't get coverage, they will go to great lengths", says Marcia Lee Taylor, the president and CEO of the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. And key votes such as Sens.

The Senate legislation would phase out extra federal money Nevada and 30 other states receive for expanding Medicaid to additional low earners.

Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version. Instead, a small group of Republican senators worked behind closed doors on a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act, starting with the deeply flawed bill that was rushed through the House.

"It's all these mandates that have artificially driven up the cost of insurance on the individual market", Sen.

The recent rally in hospital and HMO stocks means the Senate Republicans' health-care bill will not pass, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Friday.

Almost two dozen members waited to see whether Collins would pass their way.

"I'm proud to be one of the people here protesting", she said.

McConnell released the bill Thursday after weeks of closed-door meetings searching for middle ground between conservative senators seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. "She hasn't said she'll vote no", she said earlier.

More than half of Texas children are covered under either Medicaid or the Children's Health Insurance Program, said Ann Dunkelberg, associate director for the Center for Public Policy Priorities in Austin.

The Winthrop woman and former veterinarian was left disabled after complications from her body's reaction to a 2013 colonoscopy.

Put more money into the federal "Safety Net Fund", which was created to smooth some of the disparities between expansion and non-expansion states.

Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans released their long-awaited bill to scuttle much of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, at the Capitol in Washington.

"I will, forever, have pre-existing conditions", the 59-year-old said before Friday's demonstration.

I hope our Senators ask themselves - what will happen to the Americans grappling with opioid addiction who suddenly lose their coverage?

"With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information, I have no idea whether there are "tapes" or recordings of my conversations with James Comey, but I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings", he wrote on Twitter. It's all up in the air.

Certain? I don't see it. For the first time, more than ninety percent of Americans know the security of health insurance.

The proposed change is especially painful for these organizations because they saw an expansion of mental health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

"The chaos the Republican Party is wrecking across our health care system won't just be felt in our insurance markets but in doctor's offices, ER's and clinics across the state of in", says Myers. "They can't afford the nursing home".

Fowles carried a sign that said "Imagine Providing Health Care As If All Lives Mattered", which in the words of a fellow demonstrator, Sally Brotherton of South China, "says it all".

"We will certainly be watching health care legislation as it develops", Dollar said.

While Trump reportedly called the House bill "mean" and wants to see a bill with heart, Schumer said "the Senate bill may be meaner".

  • Larry Hoffman