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The estimate is based on the assumption that income-based tax credits and federal funding to support states’ expansion of Medicaid are eliminated.
California Healthline’s Emily Bazar talks repeal, immigrant health coverage and Medi-Cal with Valley Public Radio.
The analysis by the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimated the repeal would lead to savings of $1.55 trillion resulting from reduced spending on providing coverage, but that would be negated by cancelling $800 billion in tax increases and $1.1 trillion in Medicare and other cuts.
News organizations explore the various ideas being floated as congressional Republicans try to develop an Obamacare alternative.
Both parties claim the high ground as the protectors of Americans’ health while casting their opponents’ positions as dangerous.
“Trumpcare” access and coverage concerns residents, state lawmakers and local officials. In a preemptive move, the California legislature hires former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as an adviser.
As Republicans move toward their long-desired repeal of President Barack Obama’s signature health law, Vice President-elect Mike Pence holds meetings on Capitol Hill. Meanwhile, the rank and file try to reach consensus on dismantling a law that impacts the nation’s $3 trillion health sector and covers millions of Americans.
And Vice President-elect Mike Pence meets with GOP lawmakers to discuss the best way to dismantle Obamacare. These separate strategy sessions take place on the second day of the new Congress. On Day One, Senate Budget Committee Chair Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., introduced a budget resolution that will serve as a vehicle for taking apart much of the statute.
The state insurance exchange overlooked 24,000 of its policy holders who failed to give consent to verify their income. If they don’t do so by Dec. 31, they could lose their subsidies in January.
We talk with a leading expert about Republican ideas for reform. Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institution says it’s a mistake to think conservatives have too few ideas — rather they have too many.