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Real Stories Of Americans Who Will Be Affected By The Proposed Changes To The ACA — And What YOU Can Do To Fight

With the proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 20 million Americans are at risk of losing their health care coverage. A survey, conducted by Brunswick Partners, found that “75 percent of Americans agree that the proposed changes to Medicaid in the AHCA are a bad idea. And that we should not allow 14 million Americans to become uninsured even if there is a potential to reduce Medicaid spending. These results are significant because they find majorities of Americans identifying as conservatives (55 percent), moderates (82 percent) and liberals (90 percent) are opposed to the AHCA’s Medicaid provisions.” Some of the proposed changes to the ACA made by the House include: Over $800 Billion in cuts to Medicaid* Elimination of the Medicaid expansion* Reversal of the pre-existing conditions clause Elimination of many of the essential health benefits (EHB) Cuts to behavioral and mental health coverage Raises in premiums for those over 65 30% surcharge for those who don’t have coverage in order to get coverage Eliminates Federal subsidies and replaces them with tax credits based on age Elimination of many of the workforce diversity provisions Inclusion of high-risk pools Shift to per capita caps and block grants Elimination of women’s healthcare coverage Lifetime caps *These Medicaid cuts and caps are not at all related to the ACA, but are only there to “pay for” for the tax breaks for the wealthy ...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: International Journal of Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
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Source: Genes, Chromosomes and Cancer - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Tags: Research Article Source Type: research
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Source: Breast Care - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research - Category: Disability Authors: Tags: Original Manuscript Source Type: research
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Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
Conclusion: Correlation between validation and test datasets used in the competition limited its scientific value. Significance: Our findings provide guidelines which allow for a more objective evaluation of seizure prediction models.
Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
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Source: IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering - Category: Biomedical Engineering Source Type: research
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