Secret Senate Healthcare Bill Released

Here is the full text of the 142-page draft, made public today, June 22. It was created in secret by 13 senators, all Republicans and all men, without a single hearing and without significant input from doctors, hospitals, or other healthcare industries:

The Republican-controlled Senate will now try to pass it into law in a few days, before senators go home from the July 4 recess and hear from their voters. If it becomes law, it will greatly affect the 20% of Americans now covered by Medicaid, and a sixth of the total U.S. economy.

For more information:

* New York Times report on the draft released today:

* Letter to Senate leaders from 10 health-industry industry executives, on how to make healthcare more efficient and effective:

* The Upshot's analysis of the Republican's AHCA bill (published yesterday before the Senate draft was available):