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Romney Reform Repeal Would Mean More Uninsured: Commonwealth Fund

October 2, 2012
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Under Romney's plan, 30 percent or more of the under-65 population in nine states—Arkansas, California, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Mexico, South Carolina and Texas—would be left uninsured by 2022, which the report says would increase the number of uninsured in every state.
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Reform Law is Biggest Threat to Medicare: Paul Ryan

August 30, 2012
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As chairman of the House Budget Committee, Ryan drafted budgets for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 that include plans to overhaul the nation's federal healthcare entitlement programs through a premium-support model for Medicare and block grant payments to states for Medicaid.
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GOP Platform Includes Repeal of Health Care Reform Law

August 29, 2012
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As expected, the Republican Party promises massive changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs if former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) are elected president and vice president.
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House Votes to Repeal CLASS Act

February 2, 2012
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The House of Representatives voted to repeal the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports Act, a long-term-care insurance provision of the 2010 health care reform law.
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IOM Health Plan Report Points to Premium Targets

October 10, 2011
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The Institute of Medicine's nearly 300-page report is a response to Department of Health and Human Services' request for the IOM's recommendations about the process the HHS secretary should use to define and update essential health benefits.
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