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Provider groups oppose Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal ACA

Two national organizations representing senior living operators came out against the Graham-Cassidy bill Tuesday. The legislation, which is expected to be voted on next week in the Senate, would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, in the process changing open-ended Medicaid funding to block grants for states.

‘Time to move on’ from healthcare reform, or is it?

Provider groups applauded Friday’s early-morning failure of the Senate’s effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Some in the federal government, however, later suggested that their battle may not be over to prevent the Medicaid cuts contained in reform efforts to date.

President Donald Trump

Trump continues to push for repeal and replacement of ACA; CBO says repeal-only effort would cut Medicaid by $842 billion

Senators should stay in Washington until they pass a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, President Trump said on Wednesday. His comment came hours before the Congressional Budget Office released an analysis finding that a Senate bill to repeal the ACA without replacing it would lead to $842 billion in Medicaid cuts through 2026.

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