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Perspectives On Health Overhaul: Senators Seek Compromise; Risk Pools Need Updates

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Opinion writers examine the many facets of Republicans’ move to uproot the federal health law.

Huffington Post: GOP Senators Propose Handing Obamacare To The States
Some Republican senators have introduced a bill they say could be a basis for bipartisan compromise on Obamacare. The basic idea is to hand the program’s money over to the states, and let them decide how to spend it. In many ways, it’s a typical Republican proposal. … But the proposal also has two interesting twists. One is that state officials could choose to stick with the Affordable Care Act’s coverage scheme, or something very close to it, if that’s what they prefer. The other is that, at least provisionally, it leaves Obamacare’s taxes in place. (Jonathan Cohn and Laura Barron-Lopez, 1/23)

The Wall Street Journal: Congress Has Already Started To Repeal ObamaCare
The 21st Century Cures Act, which President Obama signed Dec. 13, focuses mainly on helping patients obtain breakthrough drugs and medical devices. But it also includes provisions that will give small employers—those with fewer than 50 workers—more flexibility in the insurance marketplace. As Republicans debate how to replace ObamaCare, giving that same flexibility to all employers would be a perfect place to start. (John C. Goodman, 1/23)

The Wall Street Journal: High-Risk Pools As Fallback For High-Cost Patients Require New Rules
Republicans see high-risk pools run by states playing a central role in their Affordable Care Act replacement plans as a fallback option for sick people who do not have insurance or lose coverage. Based on experience in the states, it’s clear that these pools will need to operate differently and be funded much more fully than they have been in the past if the sickest people who fall through the cracks are to be protected. (Drew Altman, 1/23)

Modern Healthcare: GOP Scrambles For Replacement Plan As Industry Groups Seek Repeal Of ACA Taxes
As Donald Trump starts his first week as president, how he and congressional Republicans plan to proceed on their first priority of repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act remains a mystery—even to Republicans. … Some Republicans and nearly all healthcare stakeholders think the GOP better have some replacement plan ready very soon because Congress already passed a budget blueprint that could lead to expedited legislation to repeal the ACA on a party-line vote as soon as next month. “It’s really irresponsible to repeal the law with no consensus on

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