Tessa Anklin says Covered California health plans are too expensive for her family. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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Rural Californians Want Price Relief From GOP Health Bill, But Most Won't Get It

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The morphine-like pain killer Oxycontin is just one of a number of opioids fueling a substance use crisis in the U.S. federal health officials say. And successful treatment for the substance use disorder can be costly. Leonard Lessin/Getty Images/Science Source hide caption

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Opioid Treatment Funds In Senate Bill Would Fall Far Short Of Needs

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Uncertainty Over Obamacare Leaves Next Year's Rates In Limbo

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President Trump said on Tuesday that he was surprised at the effective failure of the Senate health care bill, which did not have enough support to move forward to a vote. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The goal was to make sure hospitals didn't send patients home too soon, without a plan for following up or without enough support at home to recover completely. Science Photo Library / Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Jerry Moran speaks during a Senate hearing in June 2017. Moran's opposition has effectively killed the latest Republican healthcare plan. Zach Gibson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Loyal Republican Senator From Kansas Who Helped Kill The Health Care Bill

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Two-year-old Robbie Klein has hemophilia, a medical condition that interferes with his blood's ability to clot normally. Without insurance, the daily medications he needs to stay healthy could cost hundreds of thousands of dollars or more each year. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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In Massachusetts, Proposed Medicaid Cuts Put Kids' Health Care At Risk

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Association-based health insurance could have a lot of appeal for restaurants and other businesses with younger, healthier workers. Tetra Images/Getty Images/ hide caption

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A survey of Medicaid beneficiaries found that overall, they're very happy with the services they get and have no problems finding doctors. Terry Vine/Getty Images hide caption

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Survey Says: Medicaid Recipients Really Like Their Coverage And Care

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Steve Daines of Montana (right) talks with fellow Republican Sens. Mitch McConnell and Pat Roberts in a White House meeting in June on the GOP health care strategy, which would include deep cuts to Medicaid. Montana insurers say the plan worries them. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Montana Insurers Say Medicaid Cuts Would Drive Up Cost Of Private Health Plans

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