New Research: Work Requirements Work Well and Help Lift the Poor Out of Poverty

Under ObamaCare, millions of able-bodied Americans will become eligible for free (tax-payer funded) health care under Medicaid and won’t be required to work in order to receive these benefits.  Excluding work requirements creates perverse impacts on the recipients. The absence of work requirements in the ObamaCare Medicaid welfare expansion, for example, could result in more than 2.5 million Americans dropping …

Kristina RibaliNew Research: Work Requirements Work Well and Help Lift the Poor Out of Poverty

Hoosier Poll: Pence’s Medicaid Expansion Decision Sours Voters for 2016 Run

New poll results show that the more Hoosiers know about their governor’s plans to expand the welfare state through ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion, the less likely they are to vote for him for President in 2016. From FGA’s press release: Hoosier Poll: Gov’s ObamaCare Medicaid Expansion Sours More Knowledge about Pence’s Medicaid Expansion Increases Opposition among Political Base INDIANA – The …

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Window Dressing: The Iowa Health and Wellness Plan is Medicaid Expansion in Disguise

Read the full report EXECUTIVE SUMMARY When Iowa passed the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan, supporters argued it was a state-focused free-market Medicaid expansion alternative that would draw “free” money from Washington without having to implement traditional ObamaCare expansion. Those who oppose Medicaid expansion but trusted supporters who said the Iowa plan was a common sense workaround to ObamaCare expansion …

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The Arkansas Private Option is Medicaid Expansion

Don’t be fooled! Legislators around the country are being pressured to expand Medicaid, and they’re being told they can do so using only federal dollars.  The truth is states are going to be on the hook for millions in cost overruns. In our latest video we interview state legislators and policy experts who share their experience with the Private Option. Legislators need …

Kristina RibaliThe Arkansas Private Option is Medicaid Expansion

Eight Empty Promises of the Arkansas Private Option

1) EMPTY PROMISE: THE PRIVATE OPTION IS NOT PART OF OBAMACARE. FACT: THE PRIVATE OPTION IMPLEMENTS KEY ASPECT OF OBAMACARE. Medicaid expansion is perhaps the single most important aspect of ObamaCare. Once fully implemented, most of the individuals the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) expects to gain coverage under ObamaCare will do so through Medicaid expansion. The …

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North Carolina’s Medicaid Failures Exposed, Explained in New Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NAPLES, FLORIDA – Findings released in a new report published today cast serious doubts about Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC)—North Carolina’s Medicaid model—and the dangerous impact it is having on Medicaid patients’ health and taxpayers’ bottom line. The report, CCNC Flaws: Why Community Care of North Carolina is Failing Patients, Taxpayers and Policymakers, is a joint …

Chris CinquemaniNorth Carolina’s Medicaid Failures Exposed, Explained in New Report