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What Tuesday’s elections mean for healthcare
Modern Healthcare

The outcome of Tuesday’s elections could have profound implications for healthcare policy. Most significantly, the outcome of the fight for control of the Senate will shape the tenor and content of the healthcare debate in Washington in the coming months and whether Republicans can damage Obamacare.

Republicans need to pick up six seats to swing control of the Senate, and most political prognosticators believe their chances of succeeding have increased in the closing days of the election cycle. But the final partisan tally might not be known for weeks as runoff elections are a strong possibility in Louisiana and Georgia, where candidates must get at least 50% of the vote to avoid another contest.