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Small Missouri Town Went For Trump, Now Some Fear Health Care Overhaul

http://kcur.org/post/small-missouri-town-went-trump-now-some-fear-health-care-overhaul-0#stream/0

The closest emergency room is 20 miles east on the highway. That’s why it isn’t unusual for people experiencing heart attacks, blood clots and strokes to show up at Dr. 539 more words

Sounding The Alarms On Children’s Health Coverage

http://healthaffairs.org/blog/2017/06/26/sounding-the-alarms-on-childrens-health-coverage/

Buried beneath a very intense discussion on the future of adult coverage in this country has been a far more serious issue in children’s coverage many years in the making. 1,213 more words

AHCA could mean 725K fewer healthcare jobs by 2026

http://www.healthcaredive.com/news/ahca-could-mean-725k-fewer-healthcare-jobs-by-2026/445131/

Dive Brief:

  • The American Health Care Act (AHCA), as it was passed in the House, would result in the loss of 924,000 jobs over 10 years and spark economic downturns in every state, according to research by the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health and The Commonwealth Fund.
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GOP promises lower health premiums but ignores all that’s driving them

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/06/health-care-premiums-republicans-obamacare-240242

Republicans promise to bring down the cost of health insurance for millions of Americans by repealing Obamacare.

But in the race to make insurance premiums cheaper, they ignore a more ominous number — the $3.2 trillion-plus the U.S. 1,210 more words