healthcare overhaul

Kealey Bultena / SDPB

South Dakota’s congressional delegation is still intent to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.

Healthcare leaders in South Dakota say congressional legislative proposals could hurt the state.

Barb Storbeck helps people enroll for health insurance through the exchange set up by the Affordable Care Act.

She says many of her clients were getting health insurance for the first time.

Rounds for Senate

South Dakota US Senator Mike Rounds says the revised Senate healthcare overhaul bill is a step in the right direction.
 
The revision was released Thursday morning.
 
Rounds says the bill should lower the cost of healthcare while continuing to provide access for those who need it.
 

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Mike Rounds

US Senator Mike Rounds says Congress hopes to have a healthcare overhaul bill signed by the president in September.
 
Rounds says that’s enough time to establish new rules as the insurance marketplace opens in January.
 
But an association of South Dakota hospitals wants the state’s delegation to vote against the bill.