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Health Care Bill Could Boot People With Addiction Out of Treatment

The health care bill released by Senate Republicans on Thursday is stoking outrage among mental health and addiction groups for its proposed steep cuts to Medicaid, the government’s largest health insurance program. Medicaid is the single largest payer for mental … Continue reading

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4 Ways the Senate Health Care Bill Would Hurt Women

Senate Republicans revealed new legislation—a much-anticipated follow-up to the American Health Care Act passed by the House of Representatives last month—intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Senate’s version of the bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation … Continue reading

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The Senate Health Care Bill Could Hurt You Even If You Get Insurance Through Work, Report Says

At least 20 million Americans with employer-provided health insurance could find themselves one devastating accident or diagnosis away from financial ruin if the Senate health care bill is passed as expected, according to a report released Thursday by the Center … Continue reading

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CBO: New Health Care Bill Will Reduce the Deficit by Less and Not Improve Coverage

(WASHINGTON) — Congress’ nonpartisan budget analysts say changes Republican leaders have proposed in their health care bill to win House votes have cut the measure’s deficit reduction by more than half. The Congressional Budget Office said Thursday that the new … Continue reading

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Women’s Health Services Face Cuts in the GOP’s Obamacare Replacement Bill

(WASHINGTON) — Women seeking abortions and some basic health services, including prenatal care, contraception and cancer screenings, would face restrictions and have a tough time paying for their care under the Republicans’ health care bill. The bill would replace much … Continue reading

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California Bill to Scrap Vaccine Exemption Moves Forward

The California senate has passed a bill that could help ensure that parents vaccinate their children, months after a measles outbreak in the state linked to low vaccination rates. The bill, which passed the senate 25 to 10, would prohibit … Continue reading

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