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Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate “No” on Trumpcare

The Trumpcare Tracker
June 23 2017 2:36 PMAn All-Out Assault on MedicaidThe Senate health care bill does to Medicaid what Republicans did to welfare in the ’90s.
Medical Examiner
June 22 2017 5:35 PMArizona Already Tried What the GOP Wants to Do to Medicaid. It Was a Disaster.Several years ago, Arizona froze Medicaid enrollment, as AHCA now proposes. The results were disturbing.
Moneybox
June 22 2017 3:50 PMAmerica Is a Tough Place for Older People. The GOP Health Care Plan Will Make It Much Worse.
Moneybox
June 22 2017 11:30 AMHere Are the Six Lines of Text That Could Decimate America’s Biggest Health Care Program
Moneybox
June 21 2017 12:01 PMYou Snooze You LoseHow Mitch McConnell weaponized our short attention span.
Moneybox
June 15 2017 4:22 PMIowa Wants to Rewrite Obamacare. What Happens if Trump Lets It?
Moneybox
June 13 2017 6:12 PMThe Republican Health Care Bill Would Actually Raise Insurance Premiums, Says a New Government Report
Moneybox
June 6 2017 5:49 PMRemember the Hysteria Over Obamacare’s Deductibles? New Data Shows It Was Way Overblown.
Moneybox
June 1 2017 2:30 PMTrump’s Budget Chief Is So Angry at the CBO That He Wants to Demote It
Politics
May 30 2017 5:00 PMTrumpcare TranslatorDonald Trump’s tweets about the AHCA and Congress are indecipherable gibberish.
Politics
May 25 2017 10:02 PMSee No Evil TrumpcareSenate Republicans are pretending the AHCA simply doesn’t exist.
Moneybox
May 24 2017 8:29 PMCBO Confirms That the Republican Health Care Bill Is Still a Garbage Dump of Bad Ideas
Moneybox
May 22 2017 1:20 PMThe White House Wants Everyone to Keep Guessing Whether It Will Nuke Obamacare
Moneybox
May 18 2017 6:57 PMThe Trump Administration Reportedly Tried to Intimidate Insurers Into Supporting Its Turd of a Health Care Bill
Moneybox
May 16 2017 3:21 PMA Reminder That, Thanks to Obamacare, the Uninsured Rate Is at a Historic Low
Trumpcast
June 23 2017 9:55 AMThe Bill That Gets Worse and WorseThe new health care bill is nothing short of a nightmare.
Political Gabfest
June 22 2017 5:32 PMThe “Lump of Coal” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Georgia congressional race, the Senate health care bill, and a Supreme Court case on gerrymandering.
Moneybox
June 22 2017 2:07 PMThe Klondike Kickback: How the Senate Health Care Bill Screws Blue States on Medicaid While Sparing Alaska
The Trumpcare Tracker
June 21 2017 4:09 PMWill the Senate Parliamentarian Halt the Republican AHCA?How abortion politics and Mitch McConnell’s love of the filibuster affect the legislation’s chances.
Moneybox
June 19 2017 12:18 PMThe Senate Has a New Idea to Cut Medicaid That’s Even Crueler Than the House Plan
Medical Examiner
June 15 2017 11:43 AMDon’t Lower the Number of People on Medicaid. Make the System More Efficient.Both red and blue states have successfully lowered costs by focusing on improving health outcomes and maximizing efficiency.
Moneybox
June 12 2017 7:32 PMDreaming of a Medicaid NightmareThe health insurance program for poor Americans was never as broken as the GOP said. If the Senate passes its repeal bill, it will be.
Moneybox
June 6 2017 2:12 PMA Major Insurer Just Pulled Out of Obamacare in Ohio—and It Basically Blamed Trump
Medical Examiner
May 31 2017 7:15 AMSchool-Based Health Centers Provide Health Care for Rural Americans—but for How Long?The programs expanded under the ACA. The AHCA makes their future less certain.
I Have to Ask
May 26 2017 10:54 AMI Have to Ask: The Tom Cole EditionThe Republican congressman on life in Trump’s Washington and how Fox News has changed the Republican Party.
Medical Examiner
May 25 2017 12:42 PMAmericans Have Realized They Deserve Health CareHow long until they accept that the only way to guarantee it is through single-payer?
Medical Examiner
May 23 2017 1:51 PMWhy Is U.S. Maternal Mortality So High?The main reason is not medical errors. It’s poverty and access to health care.
Moneybox
May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump Reportedly Wants to Blow Up Obamacare, for Real This Time
Medical Examiner
May 18 2017 5:50 PMThanks to Genetic Testing, Everyone Could Soon Have a Pre-Existing ConditionWhich makes the AHCA’s removal of protections so much more frightening.
Politics
May 11 2017 9:00 AMHow to Fix TrumpcareTo build a better health care bill, Republican senators need to learn a lesson from the architects of the Affordable Care Act.

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