Arkansas’s Private Option Model for Medicaid Expansion Is Too Big a Price to Pay

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What would you do with $100 million? 

Arkansas could let this hypothetical situation become their reality as the future of Medicaid expansion comes under debate. 

In 2014, Arkansas unfortunately took the bait of broken promises and expanded Obamacare to a new class of able-bodied adults.

We’re not here to debate the merits of Medicaid expansion as a whole, though the research overwhelmingly says there are few, if any. Expansion has been a disaster for states across the country, but Arkansas managed to find a way to make it even worse.