Republicans’ Repeal Bill Could Devastate Medi-Cal Program
Although the efforts are moving too fast to get a completely accurate picture of the bill's effects, one left-leaning think tank projects California would be hit hardest.
Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill Would Hit California Hard
If Congress passes the latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, California could face a loss of nearly $58 billion in 2027, according to the only analysis of the legislation so far. The left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has crunched the numbers on the bill sponsored by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana). (Faust, 9/19)
Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill: What You Need To Know
The liberal-leaning think tank Center on Budget and Policy Priorities released estimates of how federal funding would change if the bill became law. In its analysis, California would be hardest hit, losing $27.8-billion in funding. ... Cassidy's office released its own estimates. Massachusetts takes the hardest hit with a more than $5 billion loss in funding. Overall, Southern states that did not expand Medicaid are poised to receive more in federal funding. (Frostenson, 9/19)