Winners and losers under the House GOP health bill

As Republicans have been vowing for years, the House-passed bill would defund Planned Parenthood, although only for a year.

Despite the warnings of massive deaths, House Democrats reportedly sang "Na, na, na, na, hey, hey, hey, goodbye!" after the bill was passed.

Democrats have made clear they will unanimously oppose the bill. As the Republicans reached a majority for the bill, Democrats on the House floor began chanting, "Na, na, na, na ..."

Alan Levine, a hospital executive who was the top health official under former Republican governors Jeb Bush in Florida and Bobby Jindal in Louisiana, said Republicans who ran on repealing Obamacare felt they had no choice but to vote for the bill, despite its flaws.

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Jim Hunt, president and CEO of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, says his members will lose $78 million on October 1 if a grant that's part of Obamacare is not renewed.

"Although it's the first of potentially many explosive votes, House Republicans' willingness to spend political capital on a proposal that garnered the support of just 17 percent of the public in a March Quinnipiac poll is consistent with past scenarios that have generated a midterm wave", Cook Political Report's David Wasserman wrote in a post explaining the ratings changes. "The process of removing a 2,300-page law with 20,000 pages of rules can't be done in one vote", says the member who estimated that 25 to 30 Republicans don't want to vote for repeal. President Obama, of course, vetoed the bill.

The legislation, titled the American Health Care Act, now moves to the Senate, where it will likely change a lot when or if it lands on President Trump's desk. Here's what he said.

"I will fully admit, Wolf, that I did not [read the full bill]", Collins said. But it's going to be an unbelievable victory, actually, when we get it through the Senate. But the Senate could substitute all the language in the House version for its own measure. For instance, it would substantially reduce the funding for subsidies that the ACA provides to most people seeking health coverage through insurance marketplaces the law created. It was they who foisted the disastrous plan on America by lying about it. But it's also heartening to see some Republican colleagues saying the same thing.

The Congressional Budget Office's initial estimate that the bill could lead to 24 million more Americans without health insurance within a decade spooked many lawmakers in the upper chamber. So we're not going to allow the promises to be broken. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, who chairs the health committee, to Cornyn, Cruz and McConnell himself. The Affordable Care Act and a reconciliation bill attached to it comprised 974 pages. We should have hearings about the CBO score. But an array of opponents, including many consumer and patient advocacy groups, say this bill could leave millions facing higher health care bills and less coverage. No, the lawmaker said, "It is a problem that we have members in the Republican conference that do not want Obamacare repealed, due to their district". But the product will not look like the House bill. According to Avalere Health, the $23 billion specifically allocated for helping people with pre-existing conditions would only cover about 110,000 people.

"I remain deeply concerned that this particular bill - and admittedly, there are still facts to be learned about it - would be a very hard pill for the commonwealth to swallow", Baker said.

Instead the American Health Care Act's long, laborious journey exposed divisions within the Republican Party and the limits in Donald Trump's powers of persuasion.

People with pre-existing conditions could lose their insurance if they can no longer work due to their health. What also has me freaking out is that apparently, the postpartum depression I once sought treatment for would also be considered a pre-existing condition. "I can't go back and cut".

After my son was born and we learned of his diagnosis, what I thought was regular old "baby blues" morphed into something else; something I couldn't control.

GREENE: Just briefly, you know, you voted against Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court justice, who Donald Trump nominated obviously.

Senators on the Democrats side are much more blunt. Can you guarantee - you are really in a compromising mood when it comes to this. This is part of a targeted campaign against potential Senate Republican candidates.

The battle over whether to repeal and replace Obamacare is hardly over. Every day, my goal is advance where we can but defend everything we must. The Obama administration got both groups on board early on.

Other senators are also seeking changes.

KAINE: All right, thanks, David.

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