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"It would repeal the taxes levied on the wealthy that helped pay for Obamacare -- perhaps its primary motivation. And it would drastically reshape Medicaid, a program that one in five Americans depend on for life-saving care -- from the one in every two babies born to Medicaid recipients to the two-thirds of those in nursing homes who cares is covered by Medicaid.
"The knife will turn more slowly than if wielded by the House bill, and will cut deeper There will be no reversal to the Medicaid cuts, effectively ending the program as we know it.
"The bill would end Medicaid expansion in 2023, while in the meantime roll back crucial coverage protections for those enrolled in the expansion. Subsidies could no longer be used to purchase health plans that cover abortion.
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"Senators must hear from their constituents, loud and clear, that what is needed is a stronger Affordable Care Act, not a Trojan horse that in the end will demolish the federal role in health care that has evolved since the landmark legislation of the 1960s. The