Senate GOP consider a "skinny" version of health care bill
July 27, 2017
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators were looking to go skinny Wednesday as they struggled to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law.
Their definition of skinny, however, is evolving and could change many times before they pass a bill — if they pass a bill.
One version of the skinny bill would repeal mandates on individuals to buy health insurance and on large businesses to offer health insurance to employees. It would also repeal a tax on medical devices.
It would leave the rest of Obamacare intact, falling well short of Republican promises to dismantle the 201...