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ACA, Reproductive Rights At Risk With RBG Death

Medicare patients would lose enhanced prescription drug coverage. Women would lose guaranteed access to birth control at no out-of-pocket cost.

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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 5: A small group of activists rally against the GOP health care plan outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. Republicans in the Senate will resume work on the bill next week when Congress returns to Washington after a holiday recess. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

5 Outside-The-Box Ideas to Fix The Individual Insurance Market

With Republican efforts to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act stalled, tentative bipartisan initiatives are in the works to shore up the fragile individual insurance market that serves roughly 17 million Americans.

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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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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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GOP Health Law Overhaul Could Create Woes for Aging Americans

Premiums for older people would rise even as they contend with physical ailments that emerge with age.

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Republicans push health bill in marathon sessions

he GOP scored triumphs in the Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce panels after lengthy debate, as the committees approved legislation to reshape the way millions of Americans pay for medical care.

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