Here Is What’s In The House-Approved Health Care Bill

Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, joins Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Capitol Hill to advocate for the GOP health overhaul bill.

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Seema Verma, the administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, joins Vice President Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Capitol Hill to advocate for the GOP health overhaul bill.

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House Republicans approved their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.

Here’s a rundown of key provisions in the American Health Care Act and what would happen if the Senate approves them and the bill becomes law.

Buying insurance

The bill would no longer require people to buy insurance through the marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, if they want to use federal tax credits to buy coverage. It also would eliminate the tax penalty for failing to have health insurance coverage, effectively doing away with that requirement altogether.

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Article source: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/05/04/526887531/heres-whats-in-the-house-approved-health-care-bill?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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