Category: Health on the Hill

legislation, negotiation, and politics in medicine

Part II: The Senate’s “Better Care”

Mitch McConnell and the Senate Republicans introduced their revised Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) yesterday. As of this morning, both Sen. Susan Collins and Rand Paul have opposed a motion to proceed on bringing the bill up for consideration to vote. This leaves the Affordable Care Act (ACA) repeal-and-replace […]

H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released their completed report on the Senate’s highly anticipated “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA) earlier today. In general, the major provisions of this bill are: Elimination of the individual and employer mandates 3-year phasing out of Medicaid […]