Medicaid expansion a blunderbuss approach to coronavirus (all the bad news about Obamacare)

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Resist calls for Medicaid expansion in the current crisis; targeted support for crisis-related care would be a much more efficient use of tax dollars

Ambulance response time slowed down significantly in Medicaid expansion states.  That means some people with life-threatening conditions were crowded out because of predictable surge in demand for ambulance service in less acute cases after expansion.

ACA “would be better named the Medicaid Expansion Act because nearly all of the net coverage increase is through Medicaid”

Hurdles await Medicaid expansion ballot initiative at Florida high court, including argument the language was misleading

Obamacare has become a definite financial strain – ACA taxes repealed, cuts to Medicare to pay for ACA repealed or deferred

Obamacare 10-year anniversary no cause for celebration – “Spending billions of taxpayer dollars to give people low-quality coverage is hardly an achievement.”

17 million fewer than expected enrolled in Obamacare -  “we are now spending $50 billion a year to subsidize coverage in this market, and total net enrollment is up by just 3 million — a staggering $17,000 cost to taxpayers per new enrollee.”

After Obamacare’s radical centralization of healthcare – less competition, fewer price signals, sky-high premiums and deductibles.

Obamacare’s false promises – 25 million people would sign up (not even close), budgetary ‘savings’ never materialized because taxes were repealed, people didn’t save $2,500 a year on insurance, and you can’t keep your doctor or your plan. #LIARS

Deconstructing the Single Payer Narrative (tweets & analysis) –

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


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