Sen. John McCain Has Surgery to Remove Blood Clot Above Eye

Medicaid affects millions of Americans, young and old

Medicaid affects millions of Americans, young and old

But the revised Senate health care bill would scrap the birth control mandate - allowing insurance companies to sell plans that don't include any of the now mandated women's preventive health services, from birth control to HPV testing. McConnell then said, "While John is recovering, the Senate will continue our work on legislative items and nominations and will defer consideration of the Better Care Act". Republican aides suggested on Sunday that the Congressional Budget Office will not release its evaluation of Mr. McConnell's revised bill on Monday, as initially expected. McCain was reported to be resting comfortably at his home in Arizona.

Republicans, holding a narrow 52-48 majority, need at least 50 votes - counting Vice President Mike Pence's tiebreaker - to pass its healthcare bill known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act. The first attempt failed in June, as Republicans lacked the votes to pass their bill. John McCain recuperates from surgery to remove a blood clot, will take it up as soon as all senators are available, said Sen.

Tissue pathology reports are due in the coming days. John Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican senator.

"The Senate health care bill stops the Obamacare disaster, expands choice and drives down costs - and I want to tell you the Republican senators are working very hard to get something that's going to be really, really good - the opposite of the big lie which was Obamacare", Mr. Trump said in the address. Susan M. Collins of ME, have come out publicly against the health care bill.

Collins said she was unsure if the bill would pass, while Paul, in an interview on "Fox News Sunday", said he thought support existed for a "narrow, clean repeal" of Obamacare. Despite unified control of Congress and Trump in the White House, disagreements within the GOP still threaten to cripple its effort to overhaul the health-care system.

The pressure is on Lee and the handful of other Republican holdouts on the bill meant to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, because Senate leaders can afford to lose only one more GOP vote.

"I would caution about overselling what's going to happen", Sen.

The hard political calculus facing Republicans was clear in a new poll released Sunday that showed that the public prefers the Affordable Care Act to the Republican health-care plan by a roughly 2-to-1 margin.

President Obama "made a serious mistake when he pushed through the Affordable Care Act without a single Republican vote", she said. "I've been involved with health care for 20 years as a physician", he told host Christ Wallace. Doctors are advising McCain stay in Arizona next week to recover.

"This bill imposes fundamental, sweeping changes in the Medicaid program, and those include very deep cuts that would affect some of the most vulnerable people in our society, including disabled children and poor seniors", Collins said.