GOP reportedly near completion of new healthcare bill – but support is split

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Republican lawmakers are closing in on a new healthcare bill that would start dismantling and replacing Obamacare, according to a report from The Hill.

Freedom Caucus chair Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and moderate Tuesday Group co-chair Rep. Tom MacArther (R-N.J.) are brokering the compromised piece, according to the report.

The revised plan would reportedly allow states to apply for waivers to repeal protections for individuals with pre-existing conditions, according to the report. The end result would allow insurers to charge people with pre-existing conditions higher premiums based on those conditions.

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