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GOP speeding toward vote on altered healthcare bill
By Scott Wong, Peter Sullivan and Jessie Hellmann - 03/17/17 10:57 AM EDT - The Hill

The Trump administration and House GOP leaders are making two significant changes to their ObamaCare replacement bill as they seek to add to their whip count ahead of a critical Thursday vote. 

The White House on Friday won support from conservative Republican Study Committee (RSC) leaders by agreeing to give states the option to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients and to block grant Medicaid instead of the cap system in the bill.

GOP leaders are using the RSC endorsement — and new words of support from President Trump — to try to build momentum for the measure. 

READ MORE: http://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/324458-gop-zeroing-in-on-changes-to-obamacare-repeal-bill
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