4 Ways You Probably Didn’t Know The Republican Bill Changes Medicaid


By: Dylan Scott

The headlines of the Senate Republican bill’s Medicaid overhaul should be familiar by now: It ends the generous federal funding for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion and places a federal spending cap on the program for the first time.

“The days when medical debt and uncompensated care were significant problems in the health care system will be back,” Tricia Brooks at Georgetown University’s Center for Children and Families wrote of the combined effects of repealing retroactive and presumptive eligibility.

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