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According to one report, NYS could lose $40 billion in Medicaid funding between now and 2026, under the repeal and replacement plans being considered by the Republican-led Congress.
The new strategy for repealing the Affordable Care Act may involve asking Republican senators to pass a relatively narrow piece of legislation that would leave 15 million people uninsured and cause premiums to rise 20 percent.
The ACA repeal with the Medicaid cuts is very fluid with many nuances, rules and details.
The Senate is expected to hold a procedural vote on health care as early as today. Few people know just what the Senate will be voting on, or precisely when the vote will take place.
The U.S. Senate cold vote next week on a plan calling for monumental changes to Medicaid, a program which millions of Americans with disabilities rely on for doctor and hospital coverage to supports that enable them to live and work in the community. Or, they could vote on another bill that would repeal Obamacare without replacing it and strip millions of their access to healthcare. Or, they could vote on some other, entirely different bill.
Now that Senate Republicans have failed in their attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare and cut Medicaid, House Republicans are pushing a budget that aims to do all that and then some.
Senators may vote next week on a motion to open a health care floor debate and then let members off amendments to the existing bill.
Lawsuit accuses Uber of discriminating against New York City riders with disabilities by providing scant access to wheelchair-accessible cars at a time when ride-hailing apps are becoming a common alternative to public transit in NYC.
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