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Area public health experts make case for federal health programs

Area public health experts make case for federal health programs

With a host of federal health programs on the line with the incoming Trump administration, some public health experts in the Baltimore region are both bracing for big changes and offering their take on how to better spend taxpayer funds to improve outcomes for millions of Americans.

It's not yet clear what will happen to Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act and other programs, but the experts said the appointment of Georgia Republican Rep. Tom Price at secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services offers a clue. The physician-turned-lawmaker has long advocated for the repeal of the federal health law known as Obamacare.

A panel of policy experts largely...

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