In an interview with CFIF, Sally Pipes, President and the Taube Fellow in Health Care Studies at the Pacific Research Institute, discusses how the nightmare continues with the second open enrollment season for ObamaCare commencing November 15th, days after the mid-term elections, and why ObamaCare may be on shaky ground as court battles loom.
In last week’s column, I explained why not all decisions by Republican governors to expand Medicaid under ObamaCare deserve to be criticized.
The difference is in the details. Most GOP governors who’ve said yes to expansion are doing nothing more than increasing the federal – and eventually their states’ – budget deficit. Those decisions have been, and should be, roundly criticized.
But a smaller set of Republican leaders is trying to reform Medicaid from within. Mike Pence of Indiana, Terry Branstad of Iowa, Tom Corbett of Pennsylvania and possibly Bill Haslem of…
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