Medicaid

The Real Travesty of Virginia's Medicaid Fight
Forget the politics and the shady deal. The scandal is the people who won't get health care.
June 09, 2014

Forget the shady deal-making—it's the low-income people who desperately need health care and won't get it.

McConnell's Obamacare Policy—Repeal It, Then Immediately Reinstate the Whole Damn Thing
May 30, 2014

As a general matter McConnell's Obamacare policy amounts to arguing that the law should be repealed, and then reinstated in full at the state level. But that's a total fantasy.

The VA Scandal May Become the New Benghazi—And Not Because the Right Cares About Veterans
May 21, 2014

Three related things to keep in mind about the unfolding VA scandal.

A GOP Senate Candidate Blows The Lid Off Conservative Racial Politics
May 06, 2014

You won't believe what the GOP's favorite North Carolina Senate candidate said about people on welfare.

Thousands of People Will Die if Republicans Refuse to Expand Medicaid
May 06, 2014

Here's one crucial corollary to the finding that Romneycare reduced mortality: Refusing to expand Medicaid will increase mortality.

Four Things We Just Learned About Obamacare
May 01, 2014

Some good news and some bad—and a few details that are just plain interesting.

Now Republicans Are Upset Obamacare Doesn't Help More People
April 23, 2014

House GOP leaders say they are upset so many people are still uninsured. Yeah, right.

Republicans Prove They're Deadly Serious About Fighting Medicaid Expansion
April 22, 2014

GOP legislatures are committed to to insuring that their poorest constituents remain uninsured in perpetuity.

The Repeal Swindle
Republicans are pretending to support Obamacare's goals, but they don't
April 16, 2014

Repealing Obamacare is still their goal—they're just a little ashamed of it now.

More Encouraging Numbers About Obamacare, Usual Caveats Apply
April 16, 2014

If the numbers are accurate, the Affordable Care Act is doing well. But that's a pretty big "if."

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