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Republican health care bills defy the party's own ideology - The Conversation US

Christy Ford Chapin receives funding from Johns Hopkins University, the University of Maryland College Park, the Harvard Business School, and the Library of Congress. Partners. University of Maryland, Baltimore County provides funding as a member of ...and more »

$45 Billion to Fight Opioid Abuse? That's Much Too Little, Experts Say - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Senate leadership's efforts to salvage the Republican health care bill have focused in part on adding $45 billion for states to spend on opioid addiction treatment. That is a big pot of money. But addiction specialists said it was ...and more »

Senate Republicans delay vote on health bill amid revolt - The Times of Israel

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R), Republican of Kentucky, speaks about the Senate Republican's healthcare bill alongside US Senator John Thune (L), Republican of South Dakota, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, June 27, 2017. (AFP/ SAUL ...and more »

Trumpcare Is the Perfect Document of the GOP: Pro-Birth, Anti-Woman, Anti-Child - Slate Magazine (blog)

A baker's dozen of white male Republicans will have successfully placed abortion care out of reach for the majority of American women if the Senate passes the latest version of Trumpcare. The 13 men labored in unprecedented secrecy on a bill that would ...and more »

This is why so many Republicans are ready to ignore public opinion on health care - Washington Post

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and the GOP leadership are scrambling this week to corral 50 out of 52 Republican votes for an historically unpopular health-care bill. Why did so many House Republicans already vote for a bill that large ...and more »

The Senate health care bill will block more from buying insurance - STAT

epublican-led health reform, declared dead at least twice this year, has arisen once again and could very well pass after July 4. Long cloaked in secrecy, the Senate's Better Care Reconciliation Act 1 was made public last Thursday. The act offers ...and more »

From Birth To Death, Medicaid Affects The Lives Of Millions - NPR

Medicaid is the government health care program for the poor. That's the shorthand explanation. But Medicaid is so much more than that — which is why it has become the focal point of the battle in Washington to repeal and replace the Affordable Care ...and more »

Senate Health Bill is Penny Wise, Pound Foolish - Georgia Tech News Center

To borrow an observation, health care is complex. Central to our health outcomes is access to care. One type of access – financial access – is the type that the Affordable Care Act expanded for millions of Americans. That is what's primarily at stake ...and more »

Poll: Only 12% of Americans support the Senate health care plan - USA TODAY

Just 12% of Americans support the Senate Republican health care plan, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds, amid a roiling debate over whether the GOP will deliver on its signature promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In the ...and more »

The truth about the Republicans' plan for Medicaid spending - CNNMoney

Trump administration officials and Republican lawmakers say that Congress is not cutting Medicaid, just slowing its growth rate to strengthen the program. Health Secretary Tom Price told CNN this week: "The fact of the matter is the Medicaid proposal ...and more »