The administration announced an extension of the Pre-Existing Conditions Insurance Plan.
Senate Republicans used their arguments against ObamaCare to continue debate against President Obama’s executive and judicial nominees Thursday morning.
The House measure would provide doctors with a 0.5 percent payment update through March.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) accused Democrats of manufacturing a fight on President Obama’s nominees in order to distract the public from the failures of ObamaCare.
“The left believes the president’s agenda runs straight through the D.C. Circuit Court, that’s why they pressured Senate Democrats to break the rules to change rules — to pack the D.C. Circuit Court,” McConnell said Wednesday. “None of it should distract us from what ObamaCare is doing to our healthcare system.”
Nearly three dozen Republicans have proposed legislation that would amend ObamaCare so that municipalities would not be required under the law to offer health insurance policies to volunteer firefighters and emergency responders.
Reid has exempted some staff from enrolling in ObamaCare.
Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) proposed legislation on Monday that would prevent the federal government from giving bonuses or raises to people who run state-level health insurance exchanges under ObamaCare.
Reps. Diana Black (R-Tenn.) and Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) are demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) explain how it will ensure the security of its system for processing ObamaCare subsidies.
House Republicans will call up legislation next week that forces Democrats to choose between funding research for pediatric diseases or continuing the taxpayer funding of political party conventions.
Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) has proposed legislation that would require federal officials and others who use ObamaCare data to commit identify theft to serve a five-year prison term.