South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who's leading the latest Republican health care effort, said Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill helped consolidate support for the GOP repeal measure. CBSN political contributor and Founding Partner of 270 Strategies Lynda Tran joins "Red & Blue" to discuss.
Bernie Sanders introduced his "Medicare for All" plan to the Senate last week. While some Democrats have backed the legislation, some policy experts have doubts. Hoover Institution senior fellow Lanhee Chen joined "Red & Blue" to discuss why single-payer plan could be too good to be true.
While most Americans were sleeping, the 7-year Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare died on the floor of the Senate. GOP Sens. John McCain, Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins joined all 48 Democrats in opposing the so-called "skinny repeal" bill. Nancy Cordes reports.
After attempts to pass a more substantial health care bill failed, GOP leaders are honing in on the so-called "skinny repeal," which would eliminate just a few key parts of Obamacare and leave much of the legislation in place. Nancy Cordes has more.
Margot Sanger-Katz, who covers health care for The New York Times, joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the impact of President Trump's suggestion to repeal the Affordable Care Act first and replace it later.
CBS News has learned that Senate Republicans, hoping to win support for the Obamacare replacement, have added another $45 billion for the treatment of opioid addiction. However, that is just a fraction of what Medicaid currently covers. So, what happens if Medicaid is cut drastically? Adriana Diaz reports.
Republicans couldn't come up with enough votes from their own party to pass their alternative to Obamacare. Moderates felt the bill is too harsh, while conservatives say it doesn't go far enough. Nancy Cordes reports.