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Missing Out On New Health Coverage: Four States Where The Debate Around The GOP’s Health Care Bill Is Hurting Efforts To Close The Medicaid Coverage Gap

While the ultimate outcome for the GOP health care bill is unclear here in Washington, the uncertainty created by the legislation is already having an adverse effect on attempts to expand coverage in four states. Idaho, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kansas all have had robust discussions over the past year about joining the other 32 states […]

Follow the Money: CBO Shows House “Repeal and Replace” Bill is Really “Cap and Cut” Medicaid

On March 13 the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued its estimate of the House bill to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act. The House bill does far more than simply “repeal and replace” the ACA Medicaid expansion for adults. It would end the federal government’s 50-year, open-ended commitment to all Medicaid populations — the elderly, […]