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Who has ObamaCare picked to win with Medicaid expansion in Wyoming? Up to 25,000 able-bodied adults.  More than 75 percent of them have no disability or dependent children to support keeping them from meaningful employment.  Nearly half don't work at all. Get the facts on ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion.  Wrong for patients, wrong for taxpayers, and wrong for Wyoming!     ...[ read more ]

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Foundation for Government Accountability commissioned a poll of 715 ObamaCare exchange enrollees. All enrollees surveyed live in one of the 34 states that are using the HealthCare.gov ObamaCare exchange. Based on their reported income, the vast majority of these enrollees are eligible for subsidies and, as a result, many of these enrollees could be personally impacted by...[ read more ]

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A new report out today by FGA Senior Fellow Josh Archambault highlights the numerous benefits of adding more competition into the health care marketplace by better utilizing Ambulatory surgical centers. You can read the full report here and download a copy of the report below. [wpfilebase tag=file id=37 /]   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY For too long much of the attention related to health...[ read more ]

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AUTHORED BY Jonathan Ingram | Research Director Nicholas Horton | Policy Impact Specialist OVERVIEW Across the country, states that opted into ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion have seen the number of able-bodied adults on welfare skyrocket beyond expectations. In fact, after just one year of ObamaCare expansion, several states have already seen more adults sign up for Medicaid welfare than they thought...[ read more ]

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But they still cannot turn terrible policy into a good one. As the welfare state has grown year over year, so has its impact on government budgets at every level, as well as the number of Americans trapped in welfare dependence. The challenge for lawmakers is to rein in the welfare state and promote polities to lift people out of...[ read more ]

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The immoral funding formula of ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion puts the neediest patients at risk. From Jonathan Ingram's report: “But for us Democrats, ObamaCare is a badge of honor. Because no matter who you are, what stage of life you're in, this law is a good thing.” Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2012 Democratic National Convention, 9/4/2012...[ read more ]

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The immoral funding formula of ObamaCare's Medicaid expansion puts the neediest patients at risk. From Jonathan Ingram's report: “But for us Democrats, ObamaCare is a badge of honor. Because no matter who you are, what stage of life you're in, this law is a good thing.” Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 2012 Democratic National Convention, 9/4/2012...[ read more ]

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TO: Indiana Legislators and Conservative Health Policy LeadersFROM: Jonathan Ingram, Director of ResearchRE: Debunking Governor Mike Pence's Medicaid Expansion PromisesDATE: June 11, 2014 In May, Governor Mike Pence (R-IN) announced his plan to implement an ObamaCare Medicaid expansion in Indiana, dubbed “Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.” Over at Forbes, we highlighted a few of the major flaws in Gov. Pence's ObamaCare...[ read more ]

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Rhode Island House Committee on Finance The Rhode Island Health Benefits Exchange ActMay 28, 2014 Josh Archambault Senior Fellow josh@thefga.org Chairman Gallison and members of the Finance Committee. Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to testify. My name is Josh Archambault, and I am a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA), a non-partisan think tank focused...[ read more ]