The individual mandate is meant to ensure a viable health insurance market by forcing younger and healthier Americans to buy coverage to help offset the cost of sicker patients.
The deal worked out by Republican senator Lamar Alexander and Democratic senator Patty Murray would meet some Democratic objectives, including reviving the subsidies for Obamacare.
Several experts in healthcare and employment law said Trump’s plan could violate the US Employee Retirement Income Security Act.
Susan Collins announced her opposition shortly after the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said that the number of people with health insurance covering high-cost medical events would be slashed by millions if it were to become law.
Three Republicans crossed party lines to join Democrats in a 49-to-51 vote to kill the Bill.
Congressional efforts to do away with Obamacare threatens leaving millions of Americans without any health insurance.
House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by Republican moderates and the party’s most conservative lawmakers left them short of votes.
Repealing and replacing President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is a first major test of Trump’s legislative ability.
A White House official said Trump and Pence were “open to constructive improvements that maintain the core principles and get the Bill over the goal.”
In a battle waged since the 2010 passage of the Affordable Care Act, Republicans including President Donald Trump had vowed to replace the law.
Thanks to universal testing and easy access to treatment, the Canadian province of British Columbia has seen a major decease in HIV-related mortality.
Organisers and partners have stressed that the march is not anti-Trump, but rather is concerned about the current and future state of women’s rights.
Recently some Republicans have expressed concern about the party’s current strategy of voting for a repeal without having a consensus replacement plan ready.
Trump’s cabinet nominations suggest that the US may soon be facing the high noon of social Darwinism in the second decade of the 21st century.
He also wants to encourage lawmakers to create a government-run health insurance option to help US states where there is little or no competition among private insurers.