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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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REASONS TO SUPPORT MEDICAID EXPANSION  
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Abortion Adds Obstacle as Republicans Plan to Unveil Health Bill The Republican leadership in the Senate plans to unveil a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but senators remain divided over issues from abortion to Medicaid. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies Senate Republicans’ health overhaul carries big risks for many health-care companies because of its cutbacks to federal Medicaid funding and the uncertain impact of its broad changes to individual health-insurance markets. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the underlying funding for Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate, Medicaid, N.B.A. Draft: Your Thursday Evening Briefing Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the underlying funding for Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the underlying funding for Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies Senate Republicans’ health overhaul carries big risks for many health-care companies because of its cutbacks to federal Medicaid funding and the uncertain impact of its broad changes to individual health-insurance markets. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the underlying funding for Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate GOP Health Bill Would End ACA Penalties Senate Republican leaders released a health overhaul Thursday that would undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act and transform a large part of the American health-care system by changing and cutting the underlying funding for Medicaid. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Thu, Jun, 22 Senate Obamacare repeal plan would slash federal healthcare funding for Medicaid Senate Republicans unveiled a draft bill on Thursday to roll back the Affordable Care Act, including a drastic reduction in federal healthcare spending that threatens to leave millions more Americans uninsured, drive up costs for poor consumers and further destabilize the nation’s health insurance... Source: los angelas times http://www.coverage-counts.org
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Download Washington DC’s factsheets outlining how the Medicaid expansion impacts these areas on the state level:

  1. Economy
  2. Health Benefits
  3. Individuals
 

State Facts

  1. Washington DC will save $18 million a year on uncompensated care.
  2. The estimated cost savings for Washington DC to expand health care coverage to newly eligible individuals through Medicaid is $ 67 million.
  3. 9,000 individuals are eligible for Medicaid benefits if Washington DC chooses to participate in expansion.