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Analysts: Political Climate Could Hold Back Senate From Deep Medicaid Cuts

May 19, 2017
Lobbyists for hospitals, doctors, patients and insurers are discussing with GOP senators and staff ways to mitigate the steep Medicaid funding cuts that would occur if the American Health Care Act is enacted, coming as Republican senators debate the direction they want to take on the program. An emerging group of Senate moderates potentially could stick together and block the House Medicaid provisions from moving through the Senate. Passing the Medicaid caps provision from the House bill, which would translate...

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