READ: Full Text Of The Upton Amendment

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May 4, 2017 9:54 a.m.

Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI) introduced an amendment to the American Health Care Act Wednesday that would provide $8 billion over five years to help cover the insurance costs of individuals with pre-existing conditions.

A previous amendment to the AHCA, from Reps. Mark Meadows (R-NC) and Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), drew criticism from some Republicans — Upton among them — worried that it removed Obamacare’s price protections for those individuals in certain states.

Read Upton’s amendment below:

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