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Historic low fertility rate spurs fear of national emergency

The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a historic low. If the trend continues, the country could face economic and cultural turmoil.

Heller doubtful of quick compromise on Senate health care bill

A central figure in the Senate effort to repeal and replace Obamacare — Republican Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada — said Wednesday that he does not see a compromise on that legislation that could muster a GOP consensus by week’s end.

Study says Senate bill would halve federal Medicaid funding to Nevada

Health care legislation before the U.S. Senate could cost Nevada half its federal Medicaid funding and leave one-quarter of the state’s adult residents under 65 without health insurance, according to a new analysis.

 
CBO analysis: Senate health bill would leave 22M uninsured

Senate Republicans were barreling ahead Monday for a showdown vote on a health care reform bill despite independent analysis that showed the GOP plan would leave 22 million uninsured.

Stroke of pen kept Nevada from setting health care precedent

The U.S. Senate’s draft of a new health care bill promises to cut funding toward Medicaid expansion and cap the program’s budget. Meanwhile, Nevada this month was a signature away from creating a potentially precedent-setting law that would have opened Medicaid coverage to all state residents.

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