Despite its good intentions, Medicaid expansion is proving to be yet another government program laden with waste, fraud, and inefficiency.
The Trump administration will not provide funding for partial Medicaid expansion. It’s a good reminder that the best health care doesn’t come from Medicaid — it comes from a job.
The study proves how claims that Republican legislation would kill tens of thousands of individuals annually had little bearing in reality.
‘Free’ health care comes with significant costs, and policymakers in Florida have opportunities to make those costs apparent to voters.
If the plan, which would hike federal spending $100-120 billion over the next decade, overcomes a ‘furious’ internal debate, it may face an even tougher reception outside the White House.
Obamacare was sold to the American people under false pretenses and upheld by a dishonest Supreme Court ruling. Now it’s coming apart, and it’s about time.
Giving people government health subsidies increases their voting registration, turnout, and likelihood of voting Democrat, says a New York Times article about three recent studies plus midterm results.
Instead of increasing the reach of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, which prioritizes able-bodied adults over individuals with disabilities, states need to see the tough choices ahead.
One would never know this from reading The New York Times, but Gov. Paul LePage’s refusal to expand Medicaid in Maine is firmly correlated with at least 500 fewer deaths in that state.
Medicaid expansion has gotten out of control. Work requirements will give able-bodied Medicaid enrollees what they really need: full employment.
If Republicans will end up passing an SCHIP reauthorization along party lines, why not ensure that the legislation includes solid conservative policies throughout?
Here’s a simpler, cleaner solution: Preserving the status quo on Medicaid expansion in exchange for full repeal of Obamacare’s insurance regulations at the federal level.
Moderates want other senators to respect their states’ decisions on Medicaid expansion, but want to dictate to other senators how those senators’ states should regulate health insurance.
The Los Angeles Times is refusing to retract bogus claims about Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion made by disgraced columnist Michael Hiltzik.
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.
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.
Obamacare provides states with a greater incentive to expand Medicaid to able-bodied adults than to cover services for individuals with disabilities.
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