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Maryland advocates resist efforts to target Medicaid in federal funding fights

Maryland advocates resist efforts to target Medicaid in federal funding fights

Things began to unravel for Ramar Robinson about three years ago when he was laid off and hit with a diagnosis of depression and mania. The illnesses would require costly therapy, which he could no longer afford.

So the 26-year-old Baltimore County man wound up on Medicaid — the federal program for low-income families now at the center of the debate over Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and President Donald J. Trump's $4 trillion budget proposal.

"Medicaid really did save my life," said Robinson, who was able to access regular sessions with a therapist and psychiatrist, put his illness into remission and get back to work. "It is due time for society to...

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