Continued uncertainty surrounds the Affordable Care Act repeal and replacement efforts. Last Friday morning the Senate voted down 49-51 the Health Care Freedom Act known as the “skinny repeal” legislation, failing to win the necessary support of three Republicans.
The past week involved heated days of legislative activity around healthcare reform. Senators debated and voted on the Obamacare Repeal Reconciliation Act (ORRA), which failed 45-55. This bill would have annulled the law and allowed Congress two additional years to replace it.