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House GOP tweaks health-care bill with an eye to help seniors

 

House Republican leaders announced plans to support the proposed changes to their health-care overhaul late on Monday in an effort to support of the GOP rank-and-file before an expected floor vote this week.

The bill, the 43-page “manager’s amendment” is aimed at appeasing the Republicans are unhappy that non-partisan analysts said the legislation would be the cost for older people.

The change was unveiled hours after President Donald Trump held a rally in Louisville, Ky said., that he is not married with the current version of the law.

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“We’re going to negotiate. And it goes back to the Senate and again,” he said, assured that “the end result is wonderful and it is a great job.”

The measure would pave the way for the Senate, if it chooses, to the account of the tax credit more generous for people over the age of 50 to 65. Details in the published documents were unclear, but a GOP legislature, and the Adjutant told the Associated Press that the language aside $85 billion euros over 10 years for this purpose.

The measure would also increase an acceleration of the repeal of the tax at the end of the medical industry and other well-Verdi this year, instead of 2018. It would be easier for people to deduct expenses, preserve the dignity of beneficiaries with their taxes, and elderly and disabled Medicaid greater benefits.

It also curb future Medicaid growth would be and let States impose work requirements for some recipients.

Speaker Of The House Of Representatives Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said, the amendment was the result of an “integrative approach”, the White house and the congressional Republicans.

“With the President, the management and support for this historic legislation, we are now one step closer to our promise to the American people and the termination of the Obamacare nightmare,” the spokesman said in a statement.

Trump’s meeting with Republican lawmakers to discuss on Capitol Hill, the legislation Tuesday morning. The house rules Committee is expected to review the legislation Wednesday.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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