Healthcare Triage on the Senate healthcare bill

Here's Dr Aaron Carroll's five-minute summary of the latest publicly released version of the Senate's proposed healthcare changes.


Link: https://youtu.be/IwJ8wkZ0EcQ

If you've been keeping up with this, you're probably already familiar with most of the bad news. Costs would rise and benefits would drop so much for people buying their own coverage that millions would decide they just couldn't afford any health insurance. Federal Medicaid funding would be cut so much in the future that states (which administer and partly fund Medicaid) would likely have to cut way back on the number of people covered. In a decade or so 22 million fewer people would be covered than under the Affordable Care Act.

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailby feather

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Comments are moderated, which can take up to a day (rarely even two), so please be patient. I welcome agreement, disagreement, and corrections on anything from substance to spelling. I try to weed out spam and anything defamatory or pointlessly insulting (to anybody), unless of course I think it's really funny.