Louisiana Association of Health Plans

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)