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History Shows Ending Essential Health Benefits Would Likely Promote Fraud, Abuse

March 23, 2017

We’ve explained that eliminating the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) minimum benefit standards (“Essential Health Benefits,” or EHB) for individual and small-group market plans, as House Republican leaders are...

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CBO: 24 Million People Would Lose Coverage Under House Republican Health Plan

March 13, 2017

The House Republican health plan to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act and radically restructure Medicaid would cause 24 million people to lose coverage by 2026 and drive $880 billion in federal Medicaid cuts over the next ten years.

In Focus: House GOP Plan Means Millions More Uninsured

Correcting the History of Medicaid Per Capita Caps

March 9, 2017

Some House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans, including Brett Guthrie, say that Democrats shouldn’t oppose a Medicaid per capita cap because President Clinton once proposed one in the 1990s. That’s both irrelevant...

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House GOP Medicaid Provisions Would Shift $370 Billion in Costs to States Over Decade

March 7, 2017

The new House Republican health plan would shift an estimated $370 billion in Medicaid costs to states over the next ten years.

In Focus: Medicaid Cost Shifts in House GOP Plan Would Total an Estimated $370 Billion Over 10 Years and Grow Over Time

House GOP Medicaid Provisions Would Cut Federal Medicaid Spending by $560 Billion Over Next Decade

March 3, 2017

The House Republican health plan would shift an estimated $560 billion in Medicaid costs to states over the next ten years.

In Focus: Medicaid Cuts in House GOP Plan Would Total More than $500 Billion Over 10 Years and Grow Over Time

CBO: 32 Million People Would Lose Health Coverage Under ACA Repeal

January 17, 2017

Repealing much of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would cause 32 million people to lose coverage by 2026 and roughly double premiums in the individual insurance market, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated today.

CBO analyzed the impact of an ACA repeal bill that...

In Focus: Repealing Affordable Care Act Means Millions More Uninsured, Higher Premiums

Alexander’s ACA Replacement Plan Leaves Key Questions Unanswered

January 13, 2017

Senator Lamar Alexander, Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions Committee, said this week what more congressional Republicans are starting to acknowledge: policymakers shouldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without first enacting “concrete, practical...

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New RSC Health Plan Would Do Little to Help Millions Losing Coverage

January 4, 2017

The Republican Study Committee (RSC) health plan issued today would undo the nation’s historic progress in expanding health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) by entirely repealing the ACA and leaving many millions of Americans who’d lose their health coverage...

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GOP Repeal Plan Shortchanges Funds to Replace ACA, Threatens Medicaid and Medicare

December 20, 2016

Congressional Republicans’ planned approach to repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) wouldn’t leave enough funding for a replacement that provides at least comparable coverage to a similar number of people, our new paper explains.  As a result, it would create...

Most Savings From Repealing Affordable Care Act Coverage Expansions Go for Regressive Tax Cuts

Trump, House GOP Proposals Allowing Insurers to Sell Across State Lines Would Undermine Insurance Markets

November 17, 2016

President-elect Trump’s proposals to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) include allowing insurers to offer health plans to people or small businesses in other states, even if the plans don’t comply with the other states’ requirements.  Health plans from...

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