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Senate Republican leaders are trying to send a revised version of their healthcare bill to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) by Friday, so its impact can be assessed. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had originally been aiming to hold a vote on the measure to repeal and replace Obamacare this week. Mr McConnell is now under pressure to get the Republicans’ healthcare overhaul passed before Congress's August recess – as Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer works to keep the Democrats mobilised to defeat the legislation.
Health care (or healthcare) is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in humans. Health care is delivered by practitioners in medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, a...