Health Insurance

With healthcare in turmoil, Senate Republicans are under pressure to buck Trump

With healthcare in turmoil, Senate Republicans are under pressure to buck Trump

Senate Republicans face increasing pressure to rescue health insurance markets and protect coverage for millions of Americans amid growing fears the Trump administration is going let the markets collapse.

In recent days, leading hospitals, physician groups, health insurers and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have pleaded with the Senate to step in, effectively going around the White House.

“Congress must take action now,” the groups warned in a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders. “At this point, only congressional action can help consumers.”

It remains to be seen whether the GOP-controlled majority — which has been considering more sweeping legislation to...

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