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The President’s plan leaves more Americans getting sick and more dying too young. He’s letting drug-makers get away with murder. more

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Stephen Reid

Community health centers offer a safety net plus a whole lot more, pioneering creative and practical health and wellness programs that really make a difference. Are they in danger? more

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"We've got to help people understand that these puppets have strings, man, and that we're being manipulated." more

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Ady Barkan became a household name for speaking out during the fight for the Affordable Care Act and then against the GOP tax cut bill, which threatens healthcare programs. He's got a lot more things to say. more

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Tennessee officials just barred citizens from carrying homemade signs in the state legislature, where they are allowed to bring loaded guns... more

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Nick Youngson (Alpha Stock Images)

Close your eyes, and conjure up an image of an autistic kid. What springs to mind? Is the child a boy? more

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Office of the Speaker

Children's healthcare was a bargaining chip in the latest showdown in Congress, but with the government shutdown over for now, Republicans are planning more healthcare cuts. more

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As if getting older or facing disability isn't challenge enough the Republican tax plan portends a grim future for people relying on federal medical programs. more

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Sarah Bigney

Maine Senator Susan Collins was one of three votes to stop ACA repeal. But last week, after getting empty promises that are already being walked back, she voted for a tax bill that include big healthcare cuts. Her constituents are not pleased. more

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The Republicans want to cut Medicaid without thinking about the consequences. more

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“It will be increasingly important to maintain our public image as useless and miserable.” more

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kinkate

For millions of disabled Americans, Medicaid is like our obnoxious but lovable uncle. It has its problems, like any government run program, but it gives millions of disabled Americans a fighting chance. more

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Congressional Republicans have quietly let funding for health coverage for 9 million children slip away. more

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Gage Skidmore

The Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill was just one more reminder that Republicans are fair-weather friends to disabled Americans. more

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National Nurses United

"We don’t have to wait for a disaster, because healthcare is a disaster." more

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Louisiana National Guard

The nursing home industry, with Trump’s support, are threatening a critical piece of private enforcement that protects vulnerable people who live in institutions, and improves the quality of care they receive. more

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Without time for analysis and reporting, what do we know about the Graham-Cassidy bill? more

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The senator may have trouble convincing skeptics about his new Medicare for All plan, because his language falls right into well-established trenches in common U.S. ideological battles. Here's another idea. more

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Michael Vadon

No matter its shaky political future, the bill outlines a fundamentally re-envisioned plan and a new bulwark on health care for those who have long fought for universal healthcare from the margins. But it's not perfect. more

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A breakdown of what went wrong for the Republicans, how Trumpcare is undead, and what to watch for in the budget fight. more

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