Congress Faces Crucial Health Care Funding Deadlines

Sep 27, 2017

Today on “Political Rewind,” in the same week that yet another Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare goes down in defeat, Congress faces crucial deadlines for existing programs that have a big impact on health care in Georgia. Charity hospitals could lose millions of dollars in federal financial aid. Federal funds to help pay for medical expenses for children from low-income families also face elimination. Will Congress act to save these programs?

Alabama Republicans have rejected President Trump’s chosen candidate for a U.S. Senate seat and picked outsider Roy Moore. Will the election outcome spark a series of primary challenges to mainstream GOP incumbents in 2018?

And we’ll hear your response to our Monday conversation about the president’s fight with kneeling NFL players.

Panelists:

Kyle Wingfield ­– AJC columnist

Andy Miller – Editor, Georgia Health News

Melita Easters – Founder, Georgia WIN List