While most of Washington is fixated on President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey and burgeoning investigations into possible connections between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, Senate Republicans are trying to return to work on their health care bill. In closed meetings, Republicans are trying to write legislation dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law.
Firms meet state deadline, submit health-plan details
All three companies that offer plans on Arkansas' health insurance exchange have applied to continue providing coverage in 2018, a spokesman for the Arkansas Insurance Department said Tuesday.
After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress toward reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report that underscores the stakes as Republicans try to roll back President Barack Obama's law.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fended off criticism Tuesday that a working group of Republican senators he's asked to craft a health care bill lacks women, saying all 52 GOP senators were shaping the legislation.