Close Encounters with Single Payer Healthcare in Western Europe (a personal story)
Justice Department sends letter to appeals court agreeing with lower court that all of Obamacare is now unconstitutional after Congress zeroed out the individual mandate. No severability clause.
Texas AG: What was a tax is no longer a tax. “Obamacare was tied to the Constitution by a thin thread — a thread Congress cut in 2017.”
HHS abortifacient mandate loses in court – AGAIN. James Dobson Institute off the hook.
Spin Zone: ‘Obamacare enrollment is only down a teensy-weensy bit to 11.4 million.’ Proper Perspective: the Obamacare Genius Masterminds predicted 20 million people would want their cooking, but nowhere close to that ever have. #ItsNotWorking
Dem’s plan to fix Obamacare by goosing subsidies and boa-constricting short term insurance gives taxpayer money to insurers and the rich, forces the healthy to buy coverage they don’t need, denies chronically ill access to best doctors and hospitals.
Justice Department considering options after court strikes down Trump admin regs attempting to bolster association health plans
Judge strikes down Medicaid expansion work requirements in two states. Arkansas worries expansion will bankrupt them again. Kentucky Governor’s threat to terminate expansion entirely is still in play.
CMS approves scaled-back Utah Medicaid expansion plan (stop at 100% FPL, add work requirements, cap enrollment if state runs out of money), but it’s not what the voters mandated and litigation will surely ensue
Medicaid expansion will bankrupt any state that tries it and kill people already on waiting lists
Nice Bedtime Story: ‘hospitals will get Medicaid expansion money, charity care will go down, and hospitals will lower their prices.‘ Doesn’t happen. In fact, cost-shifting goes UP, not down. #TheyWereWrongAboutEverything
GAO: another $4.3 billion in improper payments in Medicaid fee for service in FY 2017
How to Defraud Medicaid #185 – forget you’re a millionaire, just lie on the application to put you and 6 family members on the program
The government does not recoup the billions improperly paid through the Medicaid program. It’s your money, America – happy now? No reason you should be. #StupidGovernment
Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –
REPEAL OBAMACARE NOW!
– legalize true catastrophic insurance
– return Medicaid to a poverty program
END THE OBAMACARE CONGRESSIONAL EXEMPTION!