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Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price is sticking by his prediction last week that "nobody will be worse off financially" under Trumpcare, even after the Congressional Budget Office predicted it would cover 24 million fewer people and low-income older adults would pay much more out of pocket. On ABC's "This Week", he insisted the House GOP bill is just step one in a three-part Obamacare repeal process, and that the other two parts — regulatory changes by him, and other health care changes to be taken up by Congress later — would take care of any problems.

"You have to put in place the entire plan, and this is part of that plan."

Yes, but: Price also said the bill may have to be changed when it gets to the Senate to provide more tax credit help for those low-income older adults. "That may be the case," Price said. "If it needs more beefing up ... for folks who are low-income and between 50 and 64 years of age, that's something that we've talked about, something we've entertained, and that may happen throughout the process."

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