The analysis of new figures from the government found that 7.3 million of the 8.8 million people signed up thus far for next year come from states Trump won
“This level of enrollment is truly remarkable, especially given the headwinds faced by the program,” said Larry Levitt of the nonpartisan Kaiser Family Foundation.
“We are way up there on the cost, and as far as giving good health care, we are way down,” said Rebekah Bustamante of San Antonio, a retired medical imaging technician. “Now in health care, you’re a number.”
Gov. John Hickenlooper asked the Legislature’s budget committee Tuesday for $9.6 million to keep covering children and pregnant women in the program through the end of February. It currently has enough money to keep operating through January.
“It’s the state burden to show you someone,” he told Gilliam, who was nominated to the court by Obama in 2014 and did not immediately issue a ruling.
Kimmel said it’s “disgusting” that Congress is putting tax cuts for millionaires ahead of the lives of children.
Q: Trump has said he won’t cut Medicare, and the program doesn’t even seem to be mentioned in the tax bill. Why is AARP saying that health insurance for seniors could be jeopardized?
“There’s an incredible security that I have with CHIP,” said Bell, 30, who has gone back to community college to reboot his life after working a series of low-paying jobs. “If my daughters get sick or seriously injured, we can take them to their doctor, rather than when I was growing and had to go through the emergency room. We always kept our fingers crossed back then.”
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