W&M Approves Three Bills to Modify Health Bill’s Tax Credits
By Colleen Murphy
The House Ways and Means Committee approved three bills clarifying the use of tax credits to purchase health insurance under the House-passed health care bill.
The bills were approved along party lines May 24 after committee Democrats used the markup to air grievances with the broader underlying measure, the American Health Care Act.
After House Republicans passed their health care overhaul bill out of the chamber May 4, they vowed to offer additional measures to make tweaks to it. Under the VETERAN Act ( H.R. 2372), introduced May 4 by Rep. Sam Johnson (R-Texas), a veteran wouldn’t be considered eligible …