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The Latest: State cuts off Medicaid funds for nursing home

The Latest: State cuts off Medicaid funds for nursing homeThe Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):



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Senators Debate the Future of Healthcare: Medicaid for All?

Senators Debate the Future of Healthcare: Medicaid for All?Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.) and Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) join Chuck Todd for an exclusive joint interview to discuss whether Medicaid might be expanded to cover a greater set of people.



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Veterans need Medicaid too — and are speaking out against GOP health care bill

Veterans need Medicaid too — and are speaking out against GOP health care billFor Kelly Gregory, serving in the U.S. military has been a long-standing family tradition. “I want to be the last American that dies because I didn’t have access to health care,” said Gregory. Gregory, 48, has stage IV breast cancer.



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Medicaid: How Senate Health Care Bill Could Hurt Nursing Home Patients

Medicaid: How Senate Health Care Bill Could Hurt Nursing Home PatientsSupporters of the Senate bill say the long-term cuts to Medicaid are necessary to save the program, but some health care providers say the cuts could be devastating for 1.4 million Americans in nursing homes.



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Donald Trump is on track to break his promises on Medicaid. It may not be a ‘read my lips’ moment.

Donald Trump is on track to break his promises on Medicaid. It may not be a ‘read my lips’ moment.Bush went against his party in raising taxes, spurring outrage among conservatives — especially an ambitious House member from Georgia's Sixth District named Newt Gingrich — while Trump's position finally puts him in sync with his own party.



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Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt statesBy Caroline Humer NEW YORK (Reuters) – Health insurers are concerned about the U.S. Senate’s plans to cut the Medicaid program for the poor and the impact such a move would have on state governments, the industry’s largest lobbyist said on Friday. Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled a draft bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The bill would replace its individual insurance coverage with new subsidies and requirements and cut federal funding for Medicaid.



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Trump vs. Medicaid

Trump vs. MedicaidDespite repeated campaign promises not to cut Medcaid, Trump supports the Senate health care bill, which one GOP senator said cuts health care for "tens of millions."



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Police drag protesters away from McConnell’s office in ‘die-in’ against Medicaid cuts

Police drag protesters away from McConnell’s office in ‘die-in’ against Medicaid cutsPolice forcibly removed protesters who had pretended to die in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after he unveiled the Better Care Reconciliation Act on Thursday morning.



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Medicaid cuts coming in Trump budget: Washington Post

Medicaid cuts coming in Trump budget: Washington PostU.S. President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, set to be unveiled on Tuesday, will include cuts to Medicaid and propose changes to other assistance programs for low-income citizens, the Washington Post reported on Sunday. The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. A Republican healthcare bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives in early May seeks to overhaul the national healthcare system and cut more than $ 800 billion over the next 10 years from Medicaid, the government health insurance program for the poor and disabled.



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Kansas House fails in attempt to override Medicaid veto

Kansas House fails in attempt to override Medicaid vetoLawmakers in Kansas on Monday failed to override Republican Governor Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid for the poor under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA). The Kansas House of Representatives voted 81 to 44 in favor of overriding the veto, falling three votes short of the 84 needed to advance the override. State lawmakers in the Republican-controlled senate voted in favor of the measure last week, just days after President Donald Trump’s efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, also known as Obamacare, ended with the bill being pulled from a vote.



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