Trump Backs 2 Medicaid Changes to GOP Health Bill

Governing: President Donald Trump privately told House conservatives he was "1,000 percent" behind the GOP's Obamacare repeal as they incorporate new Medicaid changes ahead of next week's vote.

Republicans trying to amass support before the House vote first will amend the bill to draw in more conservatives who said Friday they would vote yes if the changes are made.

Trump met Friday with members of the conservative Republican Study Committee at the White House and endorsed their ideas to change the Medicaid provision by allowing states to take federal funds as a lump-sum block grant and impose a work requirement for patients receiving care.

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