Commentary No state would be immune from the GOP’s health-care bill
Linda J. Blumberg
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The Washington Post published an op-ed from Dr. Blumberg on state choices regarding protections of people with health problems under the AHCA. The piece focuses on the tremendous pressure that would face the states to adopt the bill’s waivers of regulations, steps that would reduce premiums but also systematically hurt patients with higher health needs — especially those in low-income

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Research Areas Health and health care
Tags Health insurance Federal health care reform Health equity State health care reform Private insurance
Policy Centers Health Policy Center