‘He Got Me Hook, Line, and Sinker’: Trump Voters Struggling With Opioid Crisis Realize They Were Duped | Alternet

Medicaid funding would shrivel under Trump’s 10-year plan, which could devastate coverage to an estimated three in 10 adults addicted to opioids.

Although Congress is unlikely to approve Trump’s budget as written, the GOP-led House passed a health care bill that would dramatically reduce Medicaid coverage and let states weaken requirements for covering addiction treatment.

Patient costs for substance abuse services could jump by thousands of dollars a year in those states, according to a new analysis by the Congressional Budget Office.

via ‘He Got Me Hook, Line, and Sinker’: Trump Voters Struggling With Opioid Crisis Realize They Were Duped | Alternet

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