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Health Change Bulletin                                                                      April 13, 2017

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  "I personally believe that there is going to be a bubble in health care, I donít hear people really talk about that much, and Iíve seen it in other industries; and our industry is, I believe, mirroring that." 

-Daniel Blum, President & CEO, Northwell Health
  According to a recent Gallup poll. 55% of Americans now support the ACA. 26% want to keep the law in place largely as it is. The 40% who want to keep the law but make significant changes are evenly split: 49% want Congress to continue to work on healthcare in the next few months, while 49% would like to see Congress turn its attention to other issues for the time being. Among the 30% who want the ACA repealed and replaced, 64% say Congress should continue to work on healthcare. Another 32% say Congress should turn to other issues.

Source: Gallup
Plurality of Voters Back Single-Payer Health Care System
Morning Consult, April 12, 2017
Hospital Execs Focus on Outpatient Growth, Healthcare Costs
Revcycle Intelligence, April 10, 2017

  Repeal, Replace Ö Revise: Your Guide To Market Stabilization
Kaiser Health News, April 13, 2017

As Some Holdout States Revisit Medicaid Expansion, New Data Show It Pays Off
Kaiser Health News, April 12, 2017
Trump wants to prioritize healthcare reform
Becker's Hospital Review, April 12, 2017
Affordable Care Act: Phelps hospital CEO Daniel Blum joins fray
lohud, April 12, 2017
Insurers Want Greater Certainty on Obamacare Subsidies
Morning Consult, April 11, 2017
This is how Obamacare might actually explode
The Washington Post, April 11, 2017
On health care, focus shifts to plans of Trump and GOP
Boston Globe, April 10, 2017
Death By 1,000 Cuts: How Republicans Can Still Alter Your Coverage
Kaiser Health News, April 10, 2017
Ads will target vulnerable Republicans over ObamaCare repeal effort
The Hill, April 10, 2017
  Republicans Now Control Obamacare. Will Your Coverage Change?
NPR, April 10, 2017
  How Trump and the FDA Can Create a Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Renaissance
Morning Consult, April 10, 2017
  Trump: I want to finish healthcare before starting on tax reform
The Hill,, April 12, 2017
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  Morning Consult/POLITICO Poll: Voters Support & Opposition of Single-Payer Health Care

1. 54% of Democrats Support Single-Payer Health Care
2. 42% of Independents Support Single-Payer Health Care
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Source: Morning Consult
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