House GOP will seek health alternatives at April town-hall meetings

As the Republicans struggle to find an alternative to President Barack Obama's health law, they will test some of their ideas at the party meetings.

The New York Times: G.O.P. House Members Plan Tour To Test Alternatives On Health Care
Senior House Republicans -; struggling to find consensus for health care legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act -; are planning to test ideas in April at town-hall-style meetings that could provide a path toward a long-promised alternative to President Obama's signature legislative achievement (Weisman, 3/17).

The Fiscal Times: GOP Obamacare Fix: Real Change Or Just Tweaks?
With the midterm elections looming, Republicans are preparing to unveil their Obamacare alternative in order to appeal to voters who may be unhappy with the president's health care law. Keeping what works and reforming what the GOP believes doesn't work is tricky and could face an uphill battle (Ehley, 3/17).

http://www.kaiserhealthnews.orgThis article was reprinted from with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Kaiser Health News, an editorially independent news service, is a program of the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health care policy research organization unaffiliated with Kaiser Permanente.


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