Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
The House approved the repeal and replace legislation on Thursday.
The House is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act on Thursday. It would repeal and replace key parts of Obamacare.
An earlier CBO score of a prior version of the bill projected that 24 million more people would become uninsured by 2026.
GOP leaders have struggled for almost two months to win enough support for the bill.
Aetna announced earlier this year that it was exiting Iowa's market in 2018.
Price increases for a small fraction of brand-name drugs with no generic alternatives fueled the big increase in spending.
Kimmel's emotional remarks underscore the concerns that have kept some Republicans from voting for a GOP Obamacare replacement bill.
The Republican health-care reform bill has been stalled in the House for almost two months.
Aetna has pulled out of all but four state Obamacare marketplaces because of financial losses.
"We're hoping that we're looking at days, not weeks at this point" to pass the bill, says Rep. Mark Meadows.