Partial Repeal Of Obamacare Could Leave Thousands Of Nevadans Without Health Insurance | KUNR

As the Trump administration prepares to take office, many lawmakers have pushed for the complete or partial repeal of the act.

Analysts with the Urban Institute looked at the potential impacts of a partial repeal, which would include eliminating Medicaid expansion, the individual mandate and federal financial assistance for state marketplace coverage.

Denise Tanata is with the Children’s Advocacy Alliance in Nevada, and she says the Silver State would see major cuts impacting the children’s health insurance program, or CHIP.

“The estimate is that Nevada would stand to lose over $1 billion in Medicaid and CHIP funding, and over $312 million in marketplace assistance—just in 2019, in the one year,” she says.

Read more from our media partner, Reno Public Radio: Partial Repeal Of Obamacare Could Leave Thousands Of Nevadans Without Health Insurance | KUNR

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