kunc-header-1440x90.png
NPR for Northern Colorado
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Changes To Medicaid Key Issue In Debate Over ACA Replacement

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, standing with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., right, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, speaks during a news conference on the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 7, 2017. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, standing with Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., right, and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., left, speaks during a news conference on the American Health Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 7, 2017. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)

The bill that House Republicans unveiled yesterday to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act includes significant changes to how Medicaid, the government insurance program that covers low-income Americans, is funded.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson talks with Dylan Scott ( @dylanlscott), Washington correspondent with our partners at STAT, about the proposed changes.

Copyright 2020 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.