Moderated by Tom Sabulis
Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act is all over the map. The Texas legislature just passed a bill to stop it. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to force state lawmakers to expand access to it. In Georgia, Gov. Nathan Deal says we can’t afford it. Today, a health care executive and two physicians debate the pros and cons of this controversial component of Obamacare.
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Help less fortunate, expand Medicaid
By Jack Bernard and Neil Shulman
In a fruitless effort, the radical Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives have once again pushed through a repeal of “socialist” Obamacare — for the 37th time. This is partisan politics at its finest, since Obamacare is simply an update of Romneycare, a thoroughly Republican concept based on private insurance first introduced by former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole in more reasonable times.
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