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CBO: No, seriously, the Senate bill cuts Medicaid spending

Donald Trump and his Republican cohorts are trying to convince their voter base that the Senate healthcare bill does not cut Medicaid spending.  Nothing could be further from the truth, as The Washington Post explains. By Philip Bump June 29 … Continue reading

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Analysis: Mitch McConnell Plans To Hide Trumpcare’s Pain Until After Midterms

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Michael McAuliff June 27, 2017 Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks following a closed-door Senate GOP conference meeting on Capitol Hill on June 27, 2017. Senate Republicans announced they will … Continue reading

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Summary of CBO Report on Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 (Senate Bill)

June 26, 2017 Cost Estimate CBO and JCT estimate that enacting the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 would reduce federal deficits by $321 billion over the coming decade and increase the number of people who are uninsured by 22 … Continue reading

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