September 25, 2017

Cassidy’s reckless rush

The U.S. Senate could vote as early as Wednesday on Sen. Bill Cassidy’s bill to overhaul America’s health care safety net. It’s a bill that few understand, but with massive implications for patients, health care providers and state economies.

Number of the Day

79 - Number of congressional hearings in the House of Representatives on the Affordable Care Act before it passed. The Cassidy-Graham “health care” bill gets its first and only hearing in the U.S. Senate today. (Source: Noam Levey, Los Angeles Times)