House Republicans Pass Amended AHCA

By May 5, 2017 February 23rd, 2018 Personal Insurance

On May 4, 2017, members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted 217-213 to pass the American Health Care Act ( AHCA), after it had been amended several times. The AHCA is the proposed legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

HIGHLIGHTS

  • House Republicans voted to pass the AHCA with several amendments.
  • The AHCA will now move on to be considered by the Senate.
  • The AHCA would allow states to receive waivers from essential health benefit rules and includes additional funding for state stability funds.

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