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Mike Bertaut on the fate of healthcare as Republican votes erode

Mike Bertaut

Mike Bertaut, chief health care economist for Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, talks with us about the fate of the Affordable Care Act as U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promises a vote for repeal next week.

Bertaut will discuss the prospects of more than 400,00 Louisiana residents currently receiving Medicaid benefits.

Louisiana Senators Cassidy and Kennedy have not indicated how they will vote on a repeal measure after efforts to replace Obamacare was stymied by the Senate this week.

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