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GOP Action To Push Through ACA-Replace Bill Threatens Device Tax Repeal

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Republican action to ram an Affordable Care Act replacement bill through two House committees overnight, without a Congressional Budget Office score and over the objections of powerful health-care interests, appears to be undermining support for the American Health Care Act, threatening ultimate congressional passage of the bill and its device-tax repeal provision.

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