Author: Michael Rogers

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, standing with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., right, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, speaks during a news conference on the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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House Republicans roll out new American Health Care Act

The new bill, being called the American Health Care Act, would repeal individual mandates for citizens and instead use a system of tax credits to encourage people to buy health insurance on the open market. It would also keep two provisions from the Affordable Care Act, preventing companies from denying people coverage because of pre-existing conditions and allow people to stay on their parents’ plan until age 26.