State Reinsurance Programs Stabilizing Obamacare (all the bad news about Obamacare)

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Five more states start reinsurance programs to stabilize Obamacare individual health insurance market.  Premiums drop an average 17 percent.  #StupidObamacare

  • The Obamacare Truth Squad worried early on that fixing Obamacare would lessen the impetus for repeal, but here we are.

Trump touts his fixes to Obamacare, blasts Obama’s federal exchange website #TrainWreck

Massachusetts after a dozen years of RomneyCare/Obamacare: “medical debt burden, unaffordable premiums and cost shift to employees through plan design and premium share.” #GeniusMasterminds

New group boosts a type of non-Obamacare plan for the self-employed blocked by the Trump administration

With Medicaid expansion in the bag, new drumbeat starts for expanding Medicaid to include dental coverage in Virginia and West Virginia. Why doesn’t anyone ever ask, ‘if we do X, will you promise to stop your insatiable demands?’ #TheLeftNeverQuits

Wyoming legislature rejects Medicaid expansion again; it’s not clear how the state would pay for it,24010

Missouri already spends a big chunk of its state budget on Medicaid, to the detriment of other priorities.  Medicaid expansion is unwise given the major problems in the program, like the $177 million spent on nonresidents

“The myth of ‘free’ Medicaid expansion” – residents will pay, one way or another, through state and federal taxes

Oklahoma Governor wants full Medicaid expansion, will worry about work requirements and other ‘conservative window dressing’ later

Court decision nixing Medicaid work requirement kills possiblity of Medicaid expansion ‘compromise’ in North Carolina

North Carolina doesn’t need Medicaid expansion’s administrative failures, eligibility errors, and budget bleed-outs

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –

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


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