Posts Tagged ‘ObamaCare’

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

Medicaid Expansion: Even Worse Than You Thought

Not only does Medicaid place an unreasonable burden on taxpayers, it fails to deliver a significant health benefit to the poor.

The Trouble with Medicaid

The Trouble with Medicaid

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

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

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.

Obama Health Care Exchange: Not the Answer for Louisiana

Obama Health Care Exchange: Not the Answer for Louisiana

Last week the Louisiana Budget Project (LBP) published a response to our critique of the health insurance exchange proposed by Sen. Karen Carter Peterson in SB744. We have reviewed their arguments in favor of the exchange and find them unpersuasive.