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Alexander, Murray strike bipartisan Obamacare deal providing subsidies, state flexibility

Politico- Jennifer Haberkorn

Sens. Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray say they have reached an agreement on a bipartisan Obamacare deal to fund a key insurance subsidy program and provide states flexibility to skirt some requirements of the health care law.


Another last-ditch effort to tackle Obamacare stalls within hours of its release

Washington Post- Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein, and Sean Sullivan

Yet another last-ditch effort to tackle the nation’s health-care system stalled within hours of its release by a bipartisan pair of senators Tuesday, with President Trump sending mixed signals and Republicans either declining to endorse the proposal or outright opposing it.


Bipartisan Deal to Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets Announced

MEDPAGE Today- Joyce Frieden

Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) reached a tentative deal on legislation to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) health insurance marketplaces, media outlets are reporting.


2 Senators Strike Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off

New York Times- Thomas Kaplan and Robert Pear

Two leading senators, hoping to stabilize teetering health insurance markets under the Affordable Care Act, reached a bipartisan deal on Tuesday to fund critical subsidies to insurers that President Trump moved just days ago to cut off.


2 Senators Reach Deal On A Health Law Fix, But Bringing Congress Along Is Tricky

California Healthline- Julie Rovner

After nearly two months of negotiations, key senators said Tuesday they have reached a bipartisan deal on a proposal intended to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s insurance market, which has been rocked by recent actions by President Donald Trump.


As Senate Weighs Bipartisan Stabilization Bill with Cost-Sharing Reduction Funding, Current Marketplace Enrollees Face Challenges with Affordability

Kaider Family Foundation- Rakesh Singh and Craig Palosky

Fielded prior to yesterday’s announcement of a bipartisan marketplace stabilization deal in the Senate that among other things would increase outreach funding, the survey highlights key gaps in knowledge among people who are uninsured or who are current marketplace enrollees.