LATEST SENATOR McCASKILL
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill today released the following statement after Republican leaders in the Senate revealed their proposed overhaul of the nation’s healthcare system:
“At first glance, this looks like exactly what you’d expect when the future of healthcare gets negotiated in a secret backroom deal—you get a bill that hikes costs for working families, strips protections from Missourians who’ve been sick before, and slices critical resources for rural healthcare and anti-opioid efforts. Current healthcare law needs to be fixed, no question about it—and I’ve proposed specific legislation to help fix it. But the bill announced today is a disaster for Missouri that seemingly only benefits insurance companies and the very wealthy.”
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