"We're worried that the Trump administration and
The American Health Care Act, or Trumpcare, passed the
It's unclear whether the
Cantwell dubbed the bill a "broken promise." Trump said during campaign speeches and stated on Twitter that he would not make cuts to Medicaid, Medicare or
About 60 percent of veterans get health care outside of the
"Many people think the
About 500 local veterans use SeaMar's services, said Clinic Manager
"I don't get
"These are individuals who have fought for our country and when they come home they have to fight for the services they need," Cooper said, noting that it can take a while to start receiving benefits.
"Veterans deserve better. We urge our commander in chief to consider the impact that gutting Medicaid would take on the lives and health of those who have sacrificed so much in service to our nation," said Rosenbalm, who is the hospital liaison for the
Rosenbalm doesn't qualify for Medicaid but uses a mix of Medicare and
"Health care is not a political issue. It is literally a matter of life and death for millions," he said. "We are unconcerned with partisan arguments, political affiliations or even the title of the new health care law. We simply want our government to get it done."
Cantwell said she wants to make sure her colleagues in
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