Death by Red Ink (all the bad news about Obamacare)

There will be more Obamacare insurers next year, but participation is still below its peak in 2015 and 10 percent of counties will still only have one insurer.  #ItsNotWorking

Article pushes Medicaid expansion for a problem Obamacare was supposed to fix – health insurance remains unaffordable, so millions go without it.  #ItsNotWorking

Virginia man finds Obamacare created the worst of all possible worlds – hi premiums, hi deductibles, and far fewer choices. #ItsNotWorking

Look for Medicaid to get a whole lot more expensive in a Biden administration which plans to jump on board the Social Determinants of Health train and lard up the program with housing, transportation, and ponies for Christmas

Oklahoma voters mandated Medicaid expansion in June, but just voted down using tobacco settlement money to fund it, so the state still has no idea how it’s going to pay for it

Missouri sees a budget disaster coming; voters demanded Medicaid expansion but legislature has yet to tackle how to pay for $200 million budget hole

Medicaid expansion proving expensive for North Dakota; Governor wants to cut administrative costs and provider reimbursement levels

Federal government blowing $100 billion a year on Medicaid recipients who are not eligible

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


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