When push comes to shove, few liberals can justify their support for per capita caps on Medicare, but opposition to similar caps in Medicaid.
Because Michael Hiltzik had ‘never heard anything about’ Ohio dumping disabled people from Medicaid thanks to Obamacare’s expansion, he concluded it must be bogus. It’s not.
Ten years ago, Deamonte Driver died of a toothache even though he had Medicaid. In today’s debate over Obamacare, Democrats refuse to face the facts.
The overhaul being contemplated in Washington could give states flexibility to modernize Medicaid and provide better care to patients, which could end up saving taxpayers money.
The accusation that Republicans really want to shove the inhabitants of pediatric cancer wards onto the streets to die is obscuring the health-care debate we need to have.
If an outright repeal of the ‘Cadillac tax’ receives more than 60 votes in the Senate the legislation likely would increase the federal deficit in the long term.
Senators have floated a lengthy phase-out of the enhanced federal match associated with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. That likely dooms any real Medicaid restraint.
The CBO’s report on Republicans’ Obamacare revamp revealed its inherent bias towards liberal cost-saving solutions rather than conservative ones.
Could Obamacare be behind the strange, unexplained increase in American mortality rates? It’s hard to know for sure, but some evidence suggests it.
If we insist on spending this staggering amount of money, we could spend it in a way that actually provides health care for the many Americans who supposedly desperately need it.
How did an ostensibly ‘technical’ amendment end up withdrawing refundable tax credits from up to seven million veterans?
Obamacare defenders think insurance is just ‘sharing,’ as if all they need to know they learned in kindergarten and the field of economics didn’t exist.
House staff are re-writing their legislation to correct a major flaw in its structure: giving people a new entitlement for health insurance will cause millions to drop employer insurance.
While Medicaid sounds like a generous deal for states, its funding formula incentivizes policymakers to expand the program at the expense of core state government functions.
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