Archive for the ‘Health Care’ Category

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought
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Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.

Something Like a Slur

Something Like a Slur
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Because Bob Mann holds the Manship Chair in Journalism and is the director of the Reilly Center for Media and Public Affairs at Louisiana State University, and his accusations center around the issue of racism, I feel compelled to respond to his claims.

The Trouble with Medicaid

The Trouble with Medicaid
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Louisiana legislators may not have the power to fix what is wrong with the federal welfare state. But they can refuse to expand it in their own backyards.

Commentary: Jindal Taking Right Approach to Affordable Care Act

Commentary: Jindal Taking Right Approach to Affordable Care Act
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Supporters of the law argue that states should move quickly to create state insurance exchanges in order to ensure a higher level of state control, but this notion is an illusion. The law’s provisions would actually require Louisiana and its citizens to cede decision-making power to the federal government.

Implications of SCOTUS Health Care Ruling for Louisiana

Implications of SCOTUS Health Care Ruling for Louisiana
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Although the Supreme Court let most of the ACA stand, Louisiana policymakers can still play an important role in the health care reform debate. Most importantly, they should refuse to expand the state’s Medicaid rolls and take a wait-and-see approach to state insurance exchanges.