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McConnell’s New AHCA Bill Retains Medicaid Cuts

The measure retains cuts in Medicaid, the health insurance plan for the poor, disabled and nursing home patients, that moderate Republican senators have fought.

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Middle Class Would Suffer from Medicaid Nursing Home Cuts

Medicaid pays for about two-thirds of the 1.4 million elderly people in nursing homes, like Jacobs. It covers 20 percent of all Americans, and 40 percent of poor adults.

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AARP: States Lag In Keeping Medicaid Enrollees Out Of Nursing Home

States are making tepid progress helping millions of elderly and disabled people on Medicaid avoid costly nursing home care by arranging home or community services for them instead.

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Grasping For The Middle Ground On Affordable Care Act

Hay, who specializes in health policy and economics, envisions an Obamacare replacement plan that would scrap health insurance exchanges such as Covered California, which sell subsidized private market plans.

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Seema Verma, pick for Medicare, Medicaid post faces tough questions

Her firm, SVC Inc., collected more than $6.6 million in consulting fees from the state of Indiana since 2011, records show.

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Trump’s pick to run Medicare and Medicaid has red state policy chops

Verma comes to the job with extensive Medicaid experience. Her consulting firm, SVC, Inc., worked closely with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to design Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

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