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ACA's cost-sharing subsidies helped him afford brain surgery

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| As President Trump mulls getting rid of these Obamacare subsidies, one man tells his story of how they helped him get needed treatment.

California estimates GOP health bill would cost $24B by 2027

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The state says changes to Medicaid would blow a $18.6 billion hole in the general fund and create a $5.7 billion shortfall in support from counties and providers.

Worried about losing insurance, people stockpile medications

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Obamacare was a relief for people with chronic diseases who once had trouble getting insurance. The possibility of losing coverage has led some to stockpile drugs.

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CA state senator introduces drug price transparency bill

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SB 17 would require pharmaceutical companies to notify insurance companies at least 90 days in advance before significantly raising drug prices.

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Covered California chief: Millions stand to lose coverage

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Peter Lee's remarks come as the agency releases a preliminary analysis of the Republican health insurance bill in Congress.

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Firms behind health savings accounts could win big with GOP bill

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The Republican health bill envisions a major expansion of HSA's, and that could mean millions more customers — and fees — flowing to a handful of companies.

What you need to know about the proposed changes to Medicaid

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The Republicans' health care bill would change how the federal government pays for the Medicaid program in at least two significant ways.

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GOP's health tax credits would create winners and losers in California

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The GOP health bill would provide substantially less financial help to many consumers in higher-cost areas, such as San Francisco. Some in L.A. could fare better.