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Trump Takes Aim At Medicare, Medicaid In $4.4 Trillion Budget Proposal

From gutting safety net programs to funding the opioid epidemic battle, President Donald Trump’s budget includes a host of health issues. The proposed cuts released Monday are unlikely to come to pass, as Congress controls the purse strings, but the plan is a good blueprint of the administration’s priorities.

Repeal Of Individual Mandate Will Likely Make It To Final Version Of Tax Bill, GOP Says

The Senate and House must reconcile their two versions, but it’s looking like the long-held Republican goal of repealing the health law’s individual mandate will make it into the legislation. Meanwhile, a study finds that bipartisan ACA fixes that were part of the lure to get Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) to support the tax bill would cut premiums by about 18 percent in 2019.