Paul Ryan: 'Rescue Mission' is Underway for Health Care

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The campaign will run in congressional districts in 15 states. "It's going to be fantastic health care". They cite concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid.

"The Senate is starting from scratch", Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said during an interview on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.

Collins, however, said one of the problems with the tax credit in the House bill is that it's not adjusted for variations in income and geographic regions across the U.S. That "really hurts a state like ME, where we have an older population" living in rural areas where health care is more expensive, she said.

Mick Mulvaney, Mr Trump's budget director, also said the version that gets to the president would probably differ from the House measure. Then they pass a bill through the Senate.

Former President Barack Obama says congressional lawmakers should show political courage and not repeal the health care law that was the signature legislative achievement of his administration. One of Republicans' most consistent criticisms of the Affordable Care Act was the speed and lack of transparency that came with its passage.

"Let me finish my point", Ryan said. Her plan through the Affordable Care Act covers treatment for her asthma and attention deficit disorder, but she's afraid the Republican plan will mean she can no longer afford doctor's visits and medication.

In this image from House Television, the final total on the vote on the Republicans health care bill is displayed at the Capitol in Washington on Thursday, May 4, 2017.

John S. Williams, an attorney in New Orleans whose multiple sclerosis medication costs $70,000 a year, buys insurance through the Affordable Care Act's marketplace.

In March, a vote on an earlier version of the AHCA fizzled out after House leadership concluded that it didn't have the votes needed to get passed.

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The ad will appear on national cable and in Ryan's Wisconsin district.

The AARP warned that the GOP plan instituted an "age tax" and jeopardises coverage for 25 million older Americans with pre-existing conditions. But that would not mitigate the moral responsibility of those who supported it. Members of Congress vote on a lot of inconsequential bills and bills that have a small impact on limited areas of American life.

Republican senators plan to write a health-care bill that could be radically different from the one passed last week by the House, including keeping some of the benefits and safeguards now enshrined within Obamacare. Passed Tuesday by the House of Representatives, the legislation is now in the hands of the Senate, where it's expected to undergo major changes.

But he's defending the House version anyway. The waiver, they say, gives states the flexibility to manage health care costs how they see fit. States can then use federal money to fund government-operated insurance programs for expensive patients called "high-risk pools". So, these Republican governors may be putting pressure on Republican senators to reject what the Republican House did.

Some rising-star GOP senators, including Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, and Tom Cotton of Arkansas, all expressed misgivings about the bill during its consideration in the House.

Both spoke on ABC's "This Week".

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus seemed to suggest Sunday that the Senate will modify the House version, reaffirming what his deputy, Rick Dearborn, said last week on an ABC News podcast.

During the daily White House briefing, deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said that the Trump administration expects the Senate to make some changes, "but we expect the principles and the main pillars of the healthcare bill, as it exists now, to remain the same".

Collins is a moderate senator whose vote will be important in the narrowly divided Senate.

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