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Medicaid is one of the most hotly debated topics in the US. It is discussed everywhere from family dinner tables to universities to institutions of government. So, to help you remain informed about all the latest Medicaid news, Wiser has created a free daily email digest on the topic. Medicaid is a program through which millions of Americans receive health care. It is a social program funded by the government - state and federal. It is available to those on low incomes and is allocated based on need. States often deal with budgetary issues in terms of funding Medicaid, while there are ongoing debates regarding whether to expand the program or not. Finding alternatives through the Affordable Care Act — which was made law in 2010 — is also part of the debate. If you have an interest in how Medicaid is administered, or in the discussions surrounding its implementation, you should sign up for the Medicaid news email from Wiser. Each day you will receive a comprehensive digest featuring the latest news and information from the best sources on the internet.

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Kaiser Health News
Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Unlikely To Get It
Washington Post • April Dembosky, Kaiser Health News, Kqed
The Better Care Reconciliation Act Falters
Pacific Standard • Dwyer Gunn
Senate Republicans Have Turned Down Their First Option to Replace Obamacare
Fortune Magazine • Reuters
From Cruz amendment to 'skinny repeal': Here are the health care options senators will consider
Chicago Tribune • Amy Goldstein, Paige Winfield Cunningham
What's next in the Senate repeal saga? Good question
Politico • Paul Demko
Senate parliamentarian finds two more GOP repeal provisions breach reconciliation rules
Modern Healthcare • Harris Meyer
Senator Seeks to Protect Medicaid Services for Schools in GOP Health Care Bill - Politics K-12 - Education Week
Education Week
Misconceptions About Medicaid, What It's Like To Have Dementia, Finding Miracles For Hopeless Diagnoses
WNYC
CMS updates provider market saturation tool: 3 things to know
Becker's Hospital Review • Morgan Haefner
 
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Kaiser Health News
Here's a review of editorials and opinions on a range of public health issues.
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Unlikely To Get It
Washington PostApril Dembosky, Kaiser Health News, Kqed
Aaron Albaugh peered out from under the brim of his cowboy hat, surveying the acres of hayfields in front of him. The fourth-generation rancher has raised about 450 cattle this year, in this remote co...
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Affordable Care Act, Medicaid
The Better Care Reconciliation Act Falters
Pacific StandardDwyer Gunn
After several hours of debate following a successful motion-to-proceed vote earlier today, the Senate just voted on a version of the Better Care Reconciliation Act that included Senator Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) Consumer Freedom Amendment, as well as $100 billion in additional Medicaid...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
Senate Republicans Have Turned Down Their First Option to Replace Obamacare
Fortune MagazineReuters
A plan to repeal and replace Obamacare that Senate Republicans have been working on for months failed to get the 60 votes needed for approval Tuesday night. The vote was 43 in favor and 57 against. Nine Republicans voted against the measure....
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
From Cruz amendment to 'skinny repeal': Here are the health care options senators will consider
Chicago TribuneAmy Goldstein, Paige Winfield Cunningham
(Shawn Thew / EPA) On a squeaker of a vote, the Senate began an extraordinary debate Tuesday over profound philosophical and practical changes to the nation's health care system - without knowing what the legislation would be. Lawmakers started with a bill...
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Affordable Care Act, Barack Obama
What's next in the Senate repeal saga? Good question
PoliticoPaul Demko
Senate Republicans narrowly cleared their first hurdle toward repealing Obamacare. What comes next is complicated and unpredictable. At the end, it’s not clear anything will pass. Senators will start with pretty meaty proposals H.R. 1628 (115) to take the guts out of...
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Affordable Care Act, Health Care Costs
Senate parliamentarian finds two more GOP repeal provisions breach reconciliation rules
Modern HealthcareHarris Meyer
The Senate parliamentarian made it harder Tuesday for Senate Republicans to pass two additional provisions of their bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Last Friday, parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled against a number of other measures in the Better Care Reconciliation Act,...
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Senator Seeks to Protect Medicaid Services for Schools in GOP Health Care Bill - Politics K-12 - Education Week
Education Week
Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., said Tuesday she wants to protect the GOP legislation from causing "decimating" cuts to traditional Medicaid
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Misconceptions About Medicaid, What It's Like To Have Dementia, Finding Miracles For Hopeless Diagnoses
WNYC
The Washington Post's Michelle Singletary and George Washington University's Erin Brantley debunk myths about Medicaid. Leah Carroll investigates her family's troubled past. Gerda Saunders shares her experiences dealing with oncoming dementia. Susannah Meadows tells the stories of those who persevered over tough...
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Economic Policy, Elder Care & Nursing Homes
CMS updates provider market saturation tool: 3 things to know
Becker's Hospital ReviewMorgan Haefner
CMS released the fifth edition of its market saturation and utilization data tool July 24. Here are three things to know. 1. CMS' market saturation and utilization data tool features a color-coded map and dataset depicting provider services and use across selected...
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