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Republicans' alarming proposal would end Medicaid as we know it

Feb 27, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

Congressional Republicans and President Trump want desperately to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), a move that would take health insurance away from as many as 32 million Americans over the first decade if there is no replacement plan. These efforts have garnered national attention, with crowds of outraged constituents dominating town hall meetings. But what Trump and the GOP are trying to do below the radar might even be more alarming - ending Medicaid as we know it by imposing a "per-capi...