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Revised GOP healthcare bill would still leave millions without insurance, new report concludes

Revised GOP healthcare bill would still leave millions without insurance, new report concludes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) may have as much as $99 billion more to spend to woo GOP senators wary of the party’s legislation rolling back the Affordable Care Act, according to a new report from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.

But it remains unclear if that will be enough to preserve health insurance protections for millions of Americans who stand to be affected by huge cuts in healthcare assistance in the Republican healthcare legislation.

The GOP plan analyzed by the budget office — one of multiple versions now being considered — would still nearly double the number of people without health coverage over the next decade, pushing up the ranks...

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