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Republican Healthcare Policy Concept Document Released

Posted by Rae Lee Clark on Feb 20, 2017 6:50:58 PM


February 16, 2017

What Happened:
- 19 Page document released
- Outlines key provisions of the Republican healthcare Platform
- 4 Key Tenets of Proposal:

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Topics: Cadillac Tax, Affordable Care Act, ACA, Trump, Medicaid, Obamacare, Republican, Mandate

ACA Under Trump: What Has Happened So Far...

Posted by Rae Lee Clark on Feb 16, 2017 4:00:02 PM


January 22, 2017

What Happened:
- Republican plan to turn over Medicaid (Medi-Cal in California) to states released
- Currently fed/state partnership for payment of healthcare expenses (for the poor)
- Current funding is open-ended (meaning it shares costs for all costs for care to which people are entitled)
- Replace with block healthcare grants to states
- No details on how block grants would be structured (could be flat amount or per head amount)

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, ACA, California, Trump, Medicaid

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