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Will McConnell succeed in passing ACA repeal bill?

Will McConnell succeed in passing ACA repeal bill?

This promises to one of the most turbulent, consequential weeks in U.S. healthcare history, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tries to quickly pass a far-reaching bill, unveiled only last Thursday.

Senate healthcare bill is a boon for many insurers, except Medicaid plans

Senate healthcare bill is a boon for many insurers, except Medicaid plans

Senate Republicans' bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act may be enough to keep insurers from exiting the exchanges in 2018. But Medicaid insurers warn the bill's caps on federal spending in that program would compel them to cut services and reduce provider reimbursement rates.

Persistent Medicaid myths make AHCA cuts more likely

While providers and some parents of medically fragile children warn of dire consequences if Medicaid funding is constrained, they seem to lack the political capital to get GOP lawmakers to reverse course. This could be because Medicaid is largely misunderstood.

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