Tag Archives: medicaid expansion

Fundamental Failure: Obamacare Deductibles Too Steep for Primary Consumers

Fundamental Failure: Obamacare Deductibles Too Steep for Primary Consumers

At a recent meeting of the Wayne County Commissioners in Wooster, Ohio, the director of a local clinic that provides medical care for low income individuals said that the high deductibles in the federal Exchanges have created new barriers to health care and that the expansion of Medicaid has shifted the burden of low income

Q&A on The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ObamaCare”)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (the “ACA” or “ObamaCare”) has occupied the public debate for the last several months. However, much of the media coverage of these issues is highly inaccurate and generally untrustworthy. This problem is exacerbated by the lack of accurate information flowing from the political class in Washington,

Obamacare Sticker Shock, Part 3: How Medicaid Expansion Will Gouge Ohio Premiums

[Editor’s note: In the first article in this series, Josh Brown maps out why Ohio insurance premiums will rise 80-88% in the coming years. He discussed the disastrous results in states that required insurance companies to cover pre-existing conditions (a policy called “guaranteed issue”).  Brown’s second article showed how Massachusetts tried to solve those problems

Healthy Tax Reform, Harmful Medicaid Expansion

The Great Recession has hit the Buckeye State hard. According to statistics from the federal government, over the past ten years, Ohio experienced the third slowest growth in population, and second slowest growth in GDP and employment, among the 50 states. During a decade when our state’s population grew by 123,000, our state’s economy lost

Medicaid & Modern Medieval Churches

If the past is any indication of the future, when it comes to Medicaid, Governor Kasich may still come out the victor.  Unfortunately, that would mean a loss for Ohioans. True, the new Ohio budget law didn’t grant Kasich’s wish to expand Medicaid.  But in the lyrics of the great 20th century philosopher Mick Jagger,

Top