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H.R. 1628, Better Care Reconciliation Act

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) released their completed report on the Senate’s highly anticipated “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (BCRA) earlier today. 330 more words

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Episode 6: The (Lack of) "Better Care" Act and Threatening Cuts to Research Funding

Senate GOP just dropped the highly anticipated “Better Care Reconciliation Act” (read our latest Health on the Hill post about it here). Keifer and Ti break it down before talking with Martha Streng, PhD candidate in neuroscience at the University of Minnesota . 104 more words

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Does Health Insurance Save Lives?

http://www.medpagetoday.com/PublicHealthPolicy/HealthPolicy/66276?isalert=1&uun=g885344d5576R7095614u&xid=NL_breakingnews_2017-06-26

Data from multiple sources all point to one answer.

With multiple bills, strained markets, and CBO scores all competing for the public’s attention in the healthcare debate, some researchers are examining a presumably simple question: Does health insurance save lives? 134 more words

Conservative Koch Network Criticizes U.S. Senate Healthcare Bill

Officials with the conservative U.S. political network overseen by the Koch brothers say they are unhappy with the healthcare bill that may be voted on by the Senate this week and will lobby for changes to it. 564 more words

How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

One of the biggest flash points in the debate over Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is the future of Medicaid… 511 more words