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Why focus on Medicaid expansion? Because, last time we ran the numbers, 85 percent of people receiving Obamacare subsidies were Medicaid expansion enrollees, not individual market Obamacare customers.
CBO: 112 million people will be on Medicaid by 2027. #Unsustainable
Per capita Medicaid expansion costs to remain 50% higher than projected through 2022
Medi-Cal being sued for lack of access; patients flee to ER, even Mexico, to get care.
“Study shows Medicaid expansion hasn’t led to significant reduction in ER visits”
Maine’s 2002 Medicaid expansion: drag on economic growth, uninsured rate unchanged, enrollment exploded
Medicaid expansion would cost Maine taxpayers $400 million in 5 years
Medicaid expansion a perfect storm of unsustainable costs, less access to care, worse outcomes than no insurance
Medicaid expansion means cuts for the most vulnerable low-income children, pregnant women, disabled
Medicaid expansion in Arkansas: deceit, bribery, fraud, out-of-staters on program, jobs quit, verification broken
Medicaid expansion enrollment explosion in Montana leads some to hope program will sunset 2019.
Study: “Medicaid expansion to cost states nearly $9 billion”; $4 billion more than 2016
What ‘state savings’ under Medicaid expansion? IL spending tripled, OR mulls ending program, LA half of budget
Enrollment has exploded in every Medicaid expansion state – KY $3B, OH $4.7B, CA $14.7B over budget
Louisiana Medicaid expansion enrollment to bust through projections by 150,000; state ‘savings’ evaporating
Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –
REPEAL OBAMACARE NOW!
– end the individual mandate
– return Medicaid to a poverty program (100% FPL)
– legalize true catastrophic insurance
END THE OBAMACARE CONGRESSIONAL EXEMPTION!