Senate Republicans' revised health-care bill is facing long odds in advance of next week's vote. The American Academy of Actuaries on Friday concluded the amendment Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) proposed is unworkable. Cruz's amendment, which was folded into the revised version of the bill released Thursday, allows insurers to sell plans providing less coverage than ObamaCare requires if they sell at least one plan meeting ObamaCare standards. The bill has also come under fire from the American Medical Association and governors from both parties. Negative public perception is on the rise, and 61 percent of Americans now opposethe proposal.
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