Repeal Failed, Now What?October 2, 2017 |
by Margot Sanger-Katz
Obamacare repeal is dead, again. But the months of Republican attacks on the health law will still have consequences for some consumers.
For now, people who get their insurance through Medicaid can rest easy. While some states have applied to make minor changes to their programs, the demise of the Graham-Cassidy legislation on Tuesday means no major cutbacks are on the immediate horizon. But almost every health bill that Republicans proposed this year called for subjecting the program to caps, so that idea seems unlikely to disappear.