With Medicaid Costs Soaring, Republicans Plan Dramatic Eligibility Changes

It’s hard to predict precisely how the puzzle pieces will eventually fall. Yet Republicans made it clear last week that – one way or another – the 52-year-old Medicaid program for the poor and disabled is headed for significant changes in the coming year. Although President Trump promised during the campaign that he would protect […]

The CBO has one piece of good news for Republicans’ Obamacare replacement

Republicans had cause for consternation Monday when Congress’s budget referee scored their proposed health-care overhaul. Fourteen million fewer Americans would have health insurance next year if the plan were enacted, according to the analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, and that figure would swell to 24 million within a decade. A typical working-class 64-year-old who makes $26,500 […]