Medicaid Expansion’s World of Hurt (all the bad news about Obamacare)

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Medicaid expansion disaster in Louisiana could become a campaign issue

Arkansas did Medicaid expansion the expensive way (insurance subsidies); ensuing financial disaster led state to ask feds lower eligibility from 138% to 100% of FPL, but not optimistic after feds recently denied similar Utah proposal. #HotelCalifornia

Medicaid expansion does not save rural hospitals, or boost state’s economy, or improve health outcomes for the working poor

Memo: proposed Medicaid expansion constitutional amendment in Florida would prevent the state from leaving the program

States say they’re saving money after Medicaid expansion, but costs shifted to federal taxpayers and federal deficit is rising as a result

People slammed into Medicaid expansion who were previously eligible for Obamacare subsidies are getting worse coverage

Trump administration’s torpedoing of partial Medicaid expansion is a win for the truly needy (fewer states will be tempted into full expansion for childless able-bodied adults)

Activists call for full Medicaid expansion in Utah after feds reject partial expansion

Limits on Colorado state spending under Taxpayer Bill of Rights rein in Medicaid-Industrial Complex

Over 200 emails with tips about waste, fraud, and abuse in the Kansas Medicaid program went to an email box no one was checking and were left unread for more than a year. #StupidGovernment

Medicaid expansion will be on the ballot in 5 states – South Dakota, Mississippi, Wyoming, Florida and Missouri

Obamacare abortifacient mandate loses in court – again

Poll: Only 4 percent of Iowa Dems like the current healthcare system (i.e., Obamacare). #ItsNotWorking

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –

– legalize true catastrophic insurance
– return Medicaid to a poverty program


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