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Unstoppable, Immovable

As the specifics of the policy debate unfold in Washington, we are reminded that solving the problem of how to pay for healthcare runs smack into Americans’ insatiable desire for more of it.

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Yeah, and That, Too

The final elements of the Republican plan include expanding Health Savings Accounts and providing funds to states to help high-risk patients obtain affordable coverage.

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Juggling Chain Saws

Medicaid reform is a central, and very complex and controversial, pillar of the Republicans ‘repeal and replace’ plan.

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We Interrupt This Broadcast…

The President comes to grips with the political, legislative and financial realities that make his ‘repeal and replace’ plan more difficult than imagined.

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Finding the Melody

The plan to reform Medicaid will be sold on the single idea that the ACA’s expansion to cover ‘able-bodied adults’ jeopardizes the program designed to protect the ‘most vulnerable.’

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Look What We Found

The first element of the Republican health plan involves replacing individual mandates and the public exchanges with a  tax credit that helps people purchase their own insurance on the open market.

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Anyone? Anyone?

An advanceable, refundable, universal tax credit is the approach Republicans will use to provide health coverage for those who do not get it elsewhere.

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Emerging from the Cornstalks

A House Republican policy briefing outlines some specifics for the coming ‘repeal and replace’ legislation.

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2018 Election Outlook

As the Republicans contemplate their ‘repeal and replace’ strategy, five Democrat senators up for reelection in states that Trump carried by double digits will likely be targets for achieving bi-partisan support.

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