Alaska’s reinsurance program could be a blueprint for other hard-hit states.
The initiatives would preserve key parts of the Affordable Care Act in case they’re repealed.
Thanks to a new state program, Alaskans getting insurance on the marketplace will save an average 21.6 percent on their premiums.
Murkowski’s opposition to the GOP-driven Obamacare repeal process has been simmering for months and crystallized over the last few days.
The president accused Murkowksi of letting down Republicans and the country, but not of letting down Alaska.
The motion still passed and the Senate is moving into a 20-hour debate on the health care bill. Sullivan voted in favor of the motion.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing for a Tuesday vote to begin debate and other proceedings on a bill to repeal Obamacare. He just…
Eleven governors, including independent Gov. Bill Walker, released a statement saying the Senate should “immediately reject” the straight repeal of Obamacare without a replacement.
Murkowski is the third senator to come out and oppose the last-ditch effort to repeal Obamacare without a replacement.
Alaska won’t bring home all $182 billion of the money, but the state wouldn’t have any competition for it.