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People In Recovery Worry GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Put Treatment Out Of Reach

[protected-iframe id="3cd903443e160668c0cacaa218d52e77-7618883-99279322" info="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/531214580/532457962" width="100%" height="250" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"] Republicans in both the House and the Senate are considering big cuts to Medicaid. But those cuts endanger addiction treatment, which many people receive through the government health insurance program. Charlene Yurgaitis is one of the people who’s been helped. She’s 35 and lives in Lancaster, Pa., and once supervised 17 people at an insurance company. But when some college students moved in next door to her about a decade ago, she started doing oxycontin with them. Then she moved onto her...

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