The proposal to change
On Thursday the
"States that expanded necessarily shouldn't be favored over the ones that aren't," House Speaker
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Corcoran's chamber is taking the lead on health care issues.
Two years ago Negron tried to lead on health care by calling for what conservative critics said was the expansion of
Corcoran compared the House proposal to transform
"If we build it, they will come," Corcoran has said repeatedly about the House health care approach.
Even though the House plan has gone nowhere in the past several years, Negron said the
"When we were negotiating with the House, there was no flexibility of
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Rader is in line with several
Furthermore, Rader said his chamber had yet to determine any direction on health care so far this session, saying, "The cards haven't been exposed yet on the
Three senators have filed bills perceived as complementary to House bills that would upend some of the current system, including repealing regulatory rules governing how many hospitals, nursing homes, hospices and trauma centers can be in the state, as well as a direct primary care bill. But these bills either haven't been heard or face several committees, indicating they could be harder to pass.
"My bill was given four committees because it's been perceived to be a priority of the House speaker. It's just the way the mop flops," said Sen.
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