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Health Change Bulletin                                                                      June 22, 2017
  

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  "When you find yourself as the only ones between people getting access to care and people not getting access to care, your view of the situation becomes very different," 

 
-Geoff Bartsh, Vice President of Individual and Family Business, Medica
 
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  The Senate Bill - now entitled the ‘Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017" in its current Discussion Draft form is 142 pages in length with 208 sections & a 25,000+ word count.

The document is available for review at: https://www.budget.senate.gov/imo/media/doc/SENATEHEALTHCARE.pdf
 
 
News 
  Here are the details of Senate Republican Obamacare replacement bill
CNBC, June 22, 2017
 
Senate GOP releases ObamaCare repeal bill with deep cuts to Medicaid
The Hill, June 22, 2017
 
GOP Might Buck Senate Rules to Pass Health Care Overhaul
Roll Call, June 21, 2017
 
After weeks of secrecy, U.S. Senate to unveil healthcare bill
Reuters, June 21, 2017
 
Dems are limited in their ability to slow ObamaCare vote
The Hill, June 20, 2017
 
Health plans slam Medicaid cuts in emerging Senate bill
The Hill, June 20, 2017
 
Republicans prepare for a vote on healthcare next week
HealthLeaders Media, June 20, 2017
 
What Do Doctors Really Think About the ACA?
MedScape, June 20, 2017
 
Governors urge Senate leaders to rethink Medicaid cuts
Fierce Healthcare, June 19, 2017
 
 
 
Blogs
  Senators Discuss Meanings Of Price And Value—And Debate Health Reform
Health Affairs Blog, June 20, 2017
 
 
  Newt Gingrich: GOP, slow down on killing ObamaCare
The Hill, June 19, 2017
 
     
    
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Healthsprocket List 
 
  KFF: 5 Options States Have to Manage Budgets Under a Medicaid Per Capita Cap

1. Raise taxes or make other budget cuts
2. Reduce Medicaid “optional” benefits not required by law
3. Continue reading here

Source: KFF
 
      
 
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