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According to the New York State Department of Health, Long Island has seen its uninsured rate drop by three percent since 2013 and more than 300,000 New Yorkers have received their health insurance through the state exchange.

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Healthcare providers in Connecticut are concerned that 50,000 Medicaid recipients could lose their health insurance coverage if state lawmakers follow through with proposed cuts to balance the budget.

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The House of Representatives will vote on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Whether the bill lives or dies could depend on the votes of three downstate New York Republican representatives. A new amendment to the bill has complicated their positions.

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New York’s health care system is bracing for big changes in the Affordable Care Act. No one knows for certain how it will be altered, but it will almost certainly cost the state a significant amount of money.

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Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announced that he will make more than $102 million in new cuts to the state's budget. The cuts include more than $63 million in reduced Medicaid payments to hospitals.

Jennifer Jackson, CEO of the Connecticut Hospital Association, said cuts to Medicaid will hurt patients and their communities.

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