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Report: Up to 44M more uninsured under GOP budget
Contra Costa Times

The House Republican budget would leave up to 44 million more low-income people uninsured as the federal government cuts states’ Medicaid funding by about one-third over the next 10 years, nonpartisan groups said in a report issued Tuesday. The analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Urban Institute concluded that Medicaid’s role as the nation’s safety net health care program would be “significantly compromised “… with no obvious alternative to take its place,” if the GOP budget is adopted.