The potential repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is as much about municipal budgets and economics as it is about the individuals who rely on it for coverage. Federal Medicaid reimbursements, newly created preventive care grants, and financial incentives have been a boon for hospitals and health centers across Illinois. In this special episode of The Aldercast, we take a deeper dive into this topic to explain what the healthcare landscape was like in Illinois before the ACA, how it changed, and what it has to lose from a potential repeal.
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Music used in this episode:
- “Simple Hop” by Broke For Free (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License)
- “Steppin” by Wake (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License)
- “Favorite Secrets” by Waylon Thornton (Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License)
- “Night Owl” by Broke for Free (Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License)