The latest Republican proposal to overhaul the Affordable Care Act offers several positive changes for employers, but it also comes with drawbacks, experts say.

Lawmakers are preparing for a possible vote on the legislation, developed by Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., in the coming days. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell indicated on Wednesday afternoon that he plans to hold a vote on the legislation next week. Republicans are rushing to pass the bill in the Senate before a Sept. 30 deadline on a process known as budget reconciliation, which requires just 51 votes. The efforts follow several failed attempts to roll back parts of the healthcare law over the summer.

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