New GOP health plan could raise premiums; no vote scheduled
April 6, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders prepared Wednesday to send lawmakers home for a two-week recess without voting on their troubled health care bill, as prospects for a quick deal among party factions moved farther out of reach.
Meanwhile, policy experts said the latest GOP health care idea could mean going back to a time when people with medical problems were charged much higher premiums for individual policies.
Thursday's House floor schedule from Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., makes no mention of a health care vote.
Conservatives and moderates blamed each other for failure...