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Midterm Results Show Health Is Important To Voters But No Magic Bullet

In taking over the House, Democrats are unlikely to be able to advance many initiatives when it comes to health policy, given the GOP’s control of the Senate and White House.

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GOP Health reform would weaken Medicare

The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) under consideration in the U.S. Senate would mean higher premiums and reduced cost-sharing subsidies for lower-income older people.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 04:  U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during a Stop 'Trumpcare' rally May 4, 2017 in front of the Capitol in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats joined activists for a rally to urge not to replace Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Promises Made To Protect Preexisting Conditions Prove Hollow

Senate Republicans praised the Affordable Care Act replacement bill they presented Thursday as preserving coverage for people with cancer, mental illness and other chronic illness.

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UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 13: Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, left, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., talk as Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf testifies to the House-Senate budget conference committee on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Senators’ Dueling Web Shoutouts Echo Nation’s Partisan Divide On Obamacare

Politically, Sens. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, and Mark Warner, D-Va., are not all that far apart. Both are moderates who rejected proposed cuts in Medicaid funds.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 24: House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) walks to the House floor on Capitol Hill, March 24, 2017 in Washington. House Republicans are planning to vote on the American Health Care Act on Friday. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Calif. GOP Rep. Nunes Could Pay Politically For ACA Repeal Vote

James McLelland was born with a rare form of dwarfism and spent his first nine months in the hospital connected to tubes, machines and monitors.

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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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