AHCA could cost Rhode Island hundreds of millions

HOUSE Republicans mustered enough votes to pass their health-care bill on May 4. The 217-213 vote sends the American Health Care Act to the Senate. Pictured is House Speaker Paul Ryan. /BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO
HOUSE Republicans mustered enough votes to pass their health-care bill on May 4. The 217-213 vote sends the American Health Care Act to the Senate. Pictured is House Speaker Paul Ryan. /BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island could lose nearly a half billion dollars in federal funding, resulting in thousands of people losing health insurance, should Congress pass the American Health Care Act in its current form. The Republican-backed bill that was passed by the House of Representatives – among other things – would gut funding for Medicaid…

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