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Pending CMS Guidance on Medicaid Block Grants: Executive Overreach Strikes Again—Center for Children and Families

It has been reported that CMS is developing guidance to encourage states to pursue a new “block grant” or “per capita”…


Republicans will not vote on Graham-Cassidy — admitting defeat on Obamacare repeal again

"Senate Republicans have admitted defeat on Obamacare repeal — again. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday…


Latest ACA Repeal Effort is Devastating and Deliberately Anti-California

Health Access California emailed the following action-alert regarding the current effort to repeal the Affordable Care…


Help the California School-Based Health Alliance Set Their 2018 Policy Priorities

The California School-Based Health Alliance (CSHA), a statewide nonprofit which aims to improve health and academic…


Senate Rejects Slimmed-Down Obamacare Repeal as McCain Votes No

"WASHINGTON — The Senate in the early hours of Friday morning rejected a new, scaled-down Republican plan to repeal…


To Protect Children, Senate Republicans Must Drop Medicaid Per Capita Cap

"The Senate Republican health bill, like the House-passed bill, would convert Medicaid to a per capita cap, but it…


The Medicaid Cap: “Carving Out” Medically Complex Kids Won’t Protect Them

"The Senate Leadership is reportedly including a cap on federal Medicaid payments to states in its version of…


Schools Brace for Impact if Congress Cuts Medicaid Spending

"For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being…


A Little-Noticed Target in the House Health Bill: Special Education

"WASHINGTON — While House Republicans lined up votes Wednesday for a Thursday showdown over their bill to repeal the…


Why ACA Repeal Efforts Hurt Schools & How to Get Involved

Efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, continue to make headlines as members in…