If the state and local tax deduction (“SALT deduction”) is eliminated or greatly reduced, it could spell big state Medicaid cuts. Here’s why the state and local tax deduction matters for Medicaid:
One of the most destructive ways the tax bill attacks health care has gotten the least attention.
In addition to kicking people off coverage by repealing the individual mandate and setting the stage for huge funding cuts down the road because of the ballooning deficit, the tax bill will sap states’ ability to fund vital health care programs.
CHIP is a vital part of our nation's health care system and needs to be protected. Learn more about this crucial program.
The latest health care proposal out of Congress would cut funding for Medicaid expansion and financial assistance that helps low-wage works and moderate-income families.
Despite ongoing attempts to undermine and repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), independent industry analysts have consistently reaffirmed that the individual market under the law was continuing to stabilize and improve as of early 2017.
Just as with the first two versions of the Senate health bill, the latest version would devastate insurance coverage, gut the Medicaid program and dramatically increase deductibles and out of pocket costs.
Use this checklist to determine whether the Senate's ACA repeal bill protects those with pre-existing medical conditions.
Efforts in Congress to cut Medicaid jeopardize a critical source of health coverage for veterans. Approximately 1.75 million veterans—nearly 1 in 10—have Medicaid as a source of coverage.
Republican congressional leaders are not giving up on repealing the Affordable Care Act and the newest amendment only makes a bad bill worse.