Category Archives: Medicaid

Millions More Uninsured Could Impact Health Of Those With Insurance, Too

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Rovner July 14, 2017 Neonatal intensive care, trauma care or burn care are among the services that could be hard to access in communities with high uninsured rates. Much has … Continue reading

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The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Posted on Vox.com Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com Jul 13, 2017, 1:18pm EDT Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny … Continue reading

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Association Health Plans for Small Groups and Self-Employed Individuals Could Be Negatively Impacted under the Better Care Reconciliation Act

KAISER HEALTH NEWS Jun 30, 2017 | Karen Pollitz and Gary Claxton The Senate Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), includes a provision to create new association health plan options … Continue reading

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Uneven Playing Field: Applying Different Rules to Competing Health Plans

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — Health Reform Jul 11, 2017 | Karen Pollitz and Anthony Damico As the Senate considers the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA), a proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), amendments have been discussed … Continue reading

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Senate’s health care bill will cost New York’s Medicaid program billions

Posted on Politico New York was one of only two states to take advantage of the Essential Plan, also known as the Basic Health Plan, a program funded with the Affordable Care Act’s tax credits and cost-sharing subsidies. | Getty … Continue reading

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Medicaid Cuts Will Drive Up Cost Of Private Coverage, Montana Insurers Say

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Eric Whitney, Montana Public Radio July 10, 2017 From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sens. Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) and Steve Daines (R-Mont.) chat before a Republican meeting to discuss … Continue reading

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It’s Time For Politics To Take A Back Seat To Those They Serve. Let’s Have a Bi-Partisan HealthCare Solution: This Could Be A Start

A liberal think tank just released its own proposal to fix Obamacare Posted on Vox.com   Jeff Stein Jun 29, 2017, 11:30am EDT Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and dozens of other Senate Democrats hold photos of patients on the Capitol … Continue reading

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