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MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 08:  Affordable Care Act navigator Nini Hadwen (R) speaks with Jorge Hernandez (L) and Marta Aguirre as they shop for health insurance during a navigation session put on by the Epilepsy Foundation Florida to help people sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act on October 8, 2013 in Miami, Florida. The United States government continues to be partially shut down as Republicans hold out hope to cut funding for the Affordable Care Act.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Senator Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont, discusses Medicare for All legislation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on September 13, 2017. The former US presidential hopeful introduced a plan for government-sponsored universal health care, a notion long shunned in America that has newly gained traction among rising-star Democrats. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
OGDEN, UT - FEBRUARY 16: Candidate for senate Mitt Romney tours Gibson's Green Acres Dairy on February 16, 2018 in Ogden, Utah. Mr. Romney is running for a U.S. Senate seat from Utah, currently held by Sen. Orrin Hatch, who announced his retirement after the current term expires. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Mitt Romney
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) walks to the Senate floor for a cloture vote on the nomination of Supreme Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, at the U.S. Capitol, October 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Senate voted 51-49 in a procedural vote to advance the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
GOP Scrambles To Deal With Trump’s Decision On Health Care
Federal Judge Blocks Trump’s Medicaid Work Requirements In Two States
UNITED STATES - JANUARY 09: Alex Azar, nominee to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, testifies during his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing in Dirksen Building on January 9, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
on November 1, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
Sum-Up: On O’Care, Can States Succeed Where Congress Failed? Prime Badge
on March 21, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Why Congress Failed (Again) To Pass An Obamacare Rescue Package
Will Congress Blow Its Best Chance?

An omnibus package needs to pass by Friday to keep the government open. That omnibus is also Congress’ last, best chance to stabilize Obamacare’s individual markets. But Republicans have attached an expansion of the Hyde Amendment into the stabilization legislation, a poison pill for Democrats. Alice Ollstein has that story — and all the other health care news of the week — in our latest sum-up (Prime access).

on December 8, 2015 in Washington, DC.
Sum-Up: Will The Final Push to Stabilize Obamacare End in Failure? Prime Badge
The Last Best Chance To Trump-Proof Obamacare Is Slipping Away
on January 16, 2018 in Washington, DC.
U.S. President Donald J. Trump greets  Alex Azar at his swearing-in ceremony to be Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services at The White House in Washington, DC, January  29, 2018. Credit: Chris Kleponis / Polaris
on January 9, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Sum-Up: The Administration Is Using Two Tactics to Undermine Obamacare Prime Badge
U.S. President Donald J. Trump participates in the swearing-in ceremony for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Alex Azar at The White House in Washington, DC, January  29, 2018. Credit: Chris Kleponis / Polaris
How The Trump Admin Is Using Junk Health Plans To Undermine Obamacare
on January 16, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Sum-Up: Here’s the Latest in the GOP War on Obamacare Prime Badge
Alex Azar, President Donald Trump's nominee to become Secretary of Health and Human Services, arrives to testify at a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Sum-Up: Obamacare and National Health Care Policy Prime Badge
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