The GOP plan to roll back Medicaid might force more couples to get divorced

Published March 17, 2017

An article in The Washington Post reports that if the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act becomes law, it could affect not only people’s health insurance but possibly their marriages as well, depending on what happens with Medicaid, and quotes Danielle Pelfrey Duryea, director of the UB School of Law’s Health Justice Clinic, who said that medical divorce mostly affects the disabled and older patients in need of long-term care. An article also appeared in the Albuquerque Journal.

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