Every major health group in the country opposes Sen. Bill Cassidy’s attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act that would lead to major coverage losses, decimation of the Medicaid program and instability in the individual market.
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$97 billion - Total loss of federal funding for Louisiana under the Cassidy-Graham proposal from 2020 - 2036. (Source: Avalere)
Children’s health advocates were encouraged by last week’s announcement that key senators had struck a deal to reauthorize the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years. Unfortunately, Sen. Bill Cassidy’s last-ditch partisan effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is getting in the way of the effort to renew CHIP before its expiration date, which could have devastating consequences for kids.… Read more...