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Legislature’s Health and Human Services bill makes drastic cuts to health care for families and children, relies on gimmicks

On May 9, the Minnesota Legislature passed a Health and Human Services (HHS) omnibus bill that reduces general fund spending on HHS by $482 million using accounting gimmicks, deep cuts to health care services, and cuts to affordable child care. On … Continue reading

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House Republicans vote to slash more than $1 trillion from federal health insurance while giving giant tax cut to nation’s wealthiest families

Earlier this month, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut roughly $1 trillion dollars of support for Americans’ health care while giving hundreds of billions of dollars in tax breaks to millionaires and insurance companies. The version of the … Continue reading

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Congressional Budget Office: Republican health care plan would do little to resolve Minnesota’s insurance market woes and would mean 24 million more uninsured

On Monday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released an analysis detailing how the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would cut $1.2 trillion in federal funding for affordable health care while giving the wealthiest Americans and insurance companies the bulk of … Continue reading

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ACA replacement: huge tax cuts for the wealthiest while raising costs and cutting care for struggling Minnesotans

The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) doesn’t just slash the federal government’s commitment to health care for those who struggle the most to afford it, it does so while providing huge tax cuts for the wealthiest … Continue reading

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ACA replacement bill would raise costs for health insurance for many Minnesotans and slash federal funding for health care

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a plan this week that would slash the federal commitment to affordable health care. We will continue to write about this plan – dubbed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) – as … Continue reading

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House-passed health care bill advances many of nonprofits' priorities

The health care bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 7 would extend health insurance coverage to 36 million uninsured Americans. The bill represents a major step forward in addressing several key priorities of Minnesota’s nonprofits. The House bill passed by … Continue reading

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House-passed health care bill advances many of nonprofits’ priorities

The health care bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Nov. 7 would extend health insurance coverage to 36 million uninsured Americans. The bill represents a major step forward in addressing several key priorities of Minnesota’s nonprofits. The House bill passed by … Continue reading

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Pelosi unveils modified House health care reform bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has unveiled the long-awaited House health care reform bill that will go to the floor for debate beginning late this week. The so-called “merged bill” was negotiated by the House Democratic leadership with the leaders of … Continue reading

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House health care reform bill includes credits to help low- and moderate-income families

One of the key questions surrounding the debate in Congress over comprehensive health care reform is whether it will include help for low- and moderate-income families that are uninsured. A closer look at the House bill, H.R. 3200 or “America’s Affordable … Continue reading

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Health care reform moves forward in U.S. Senate, House

The U.S. Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee has become the first Congressional committee to report out a comprehensive health care reform bill. The Committee approved the “Affordable Health Choices Act” on a 13 to 10 party-line vote on … Continue reading

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