Who Knew Senate Health Bill Debate Could Be So Complicated?

(By Julie Rovner for Kaiser Health News)

So the Senate has voted to start debate on a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Now what?

Well, it gets wonky.

The rules for budget reconciliation, the process the Senate is using that limits debate and allows a bill to pass with only a simple majority, comes with a set of very specific rules. Here are some of the big ones that could shape whatever final bill emerges: Continue reading article here…

Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.

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