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Washington, D.C.— The Foundation for Government Accountability believes that the MacArthur Amendment to the American Health Care Act is a positive step forward in efforts to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “This amendment provides states with increased flexibility to lower costs and stabilize the market, making good on a key promise made by this administration” said FGA CEO Tarren Bragdon. “I...[ read more ]

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Updated to reflect revision to the report as of 4.17.17. Washington, D.C. — The Foundation for Government Accountability is encouraged by yesterday’s passage of the Palmer-Schweikert amendment to the American Health Care Act by the House Committee on Rules. “We thank Representatives Palmer and Schweikert for their commitment to the promise that Congress will repeal and replace the ACA with...[ read more ]

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Text updated to reflect the timing of the release of original research on this amendment. The release is scheduled for Friday, April 7. Washington, D.C. — Earlier today Speaker Paul Ryan announced the Palmer-Schweikert amendment to the American Health Care Act, creating a federal invisible risk-sharing program that addresses two key priorities of the repeal and replace process – lowering...[ read more ]

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Washington, D.C. — The House GOP Manager’s Amendment to the American Health Care Act makes marked gains in strengthening ObamaCare repeal and ensuring new states do not go down the disastrous ObamaCare expansion path. The amendment eliminates ObamaCare’s perverse “enhanced” funding for additional states. The enhanced funding redirects resources away from the truly needy on traditional Medicaid toward the new...[ read more ]

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Washington, D.C. — For eight years, Republican leadership promised the American people a swift repeal and replacement of ObamaCare. Last night, they released the first draft of their plan. But unfortunately, this proposal fails to keep many of those promises and gives permanent life to ObamaCare’s disastrous expansion of Medicaid. Freezing enrollment in ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion is critical to protecting...[ read more ]

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Washington, D.C. — Tuesday evening, President Trump stressed his directive that Congress repeal and replace ObamaCare with “reforms that expand choice, increase access, lower costs, and at the same time, provide better healthcare.” To effectively do so, any plan presented by Congress must include an immediate freeze of Medicaid expansion enrollment. Under an enrollment freeze, no new enrollees would be...[ read more ]

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FGA Senior Fellow to Testify Before Congress Tomorrow on ObamaCare FGA will highlight the failure of Medicaid expansion before the U.S. House Energy & Commerce Committee Washington, DC —Josh Archambault, senior fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) will testify Tuesday before the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. As House Republicans begin the first...[ read more ]

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FGA Launches ‘Freedom to Prosper’ Initiative Former legislator and economics analyst tapped to spearhead project Naples, FL – The Foundation for Government Accountability announced today the launch of its latest policy solution, ‘Freedom to Prosper’, aimed at eliminating restrictive licensing requirements and regulatory burdens at the local level. Licensing requirements created by local governments and state agencies limit the ability...[ read more ]

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   New Report Finds ObamaCare Expansion States Have Enrolled More Than Double Projected Number of Adults Massive enrollment overruns leave taxpayers, truly needy at risk A new study, released today by the Foundation for Government Accountability, found that all ObamaCare expansion states with available data have enrolled more able-bodied adults than these states said would ever possibly enroll. Meanwhile, nearly...[ read more ]

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It is with great gratitude and excitement that I announce the transition of two of FGA’s talented professionals, Andrew Brown and Kristina Ribali, to help scale up our sister charity, FlourishNow. Earlier this year, I worked with a team of entrepreneurs to create an organization that would showcase a non-governmental approach to helping people in need, out of which was...[ read more ]