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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 Senators Lay Out Demands on Health Bill Senate Republican leaders pushing for a health-care vote this week juggled objections from all corners of the GOP caucus over the weekend, with issues such as Medicaid and insurance regulations remaining key holdups. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 Senators Lay Out Demands on Health Bill Senate Republican leaders pushing for a health-care vote this week juggled objections from all corners of the GOP caucus over the weekend, with issues such as Medicaid and insurance regulations remaining key holdups. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 GOP’s Politically Volatile Move To Cut Medicaid Spending Would Impact Consumers, States The Associated Press and New York Times offer analyses of how the fundamental changes in the Medicaid program being considered by Congress could impact average Americans. The Wall Street Journal also delves into a new controversy about the disparity in Medicaid funding for hospitals in the Senate pl... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 ‘It’s Too Important Not To Get Right’: Trump Supporters Decry Cuts They Say Will Exacerbate Opioid Crisis There are fears that the Medicaid cuts proposed in the GOP bill will make the already raging opioid epidemic worse. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 Research Roundup: AHCA’s Impact On Medicaid; Hearing Aids In Free Clinics Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 The Medicaid Debate: Does The Senate GOP Plan Mean Reform Or Is It Just Plain Mean Editorial writers take hard-line positions on how the pending GOP repeal-and-replace plans would reduce funding for the low-income health insurance program and change its structure. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 GOP’s Politically Volatile Move To Cut Medicaid Spending Would Impact Consumers, States The Associated Press and New York Times offer analyses of how the fundamental changes in the Medicaid program being considered by Congress could impact average Americans. The Wall Street Journal also delves into a new controversy about the disparity in Medicaid funding for hospitals in the Senate pl... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 In The End, Even The Middle Class Would Feel GOP Cuts To Nursing Home Care Medicaid pays for two-thirds of nursing home residents, but some recipients don’t even know they’re on it. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 Texas Hospitals Fear Losing $6.2B Medicaid Deal  Texas is asking the Trump administration to renew a 2011 agreement set to expire in December that helps pay hospitals’ costs of caring for the state’s uninsured residents. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Jun, 26 Senators Lay Out Demands on Health Bill Senate Republican leaders pushing for a health-care vote this week juggled objections from all corners of the GOP caucus over the weekend, with issues such as Medicaid and insurance regulations remaining key holdups. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org
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