“Ohio’s Sen. Rob Portman is on the record as one of four Republican senators opposed to the House Republican’s Trumpcare plan that would slash Medicaid funding. This new analysis should cement his opposition and maybe even make him do more than send stern letters.
The House Republican plan to overhaul Obamacare would cost Ohio $19 billion to $26 billion in federal funding for Medicaid over six years, according to an analysis released today by the Center for Community Solutions.
The massive cuts, the Ohio-based research group concluded, would lead to substantial reductions in eligibility, services, or payments to health-care providers in the tax-funded health insurance program serving more than 3 million poor and disabled people, or 1 in 4 Ohioans. […]”