Tag Archives: Medicaid

Democrats go after Medicaid holdouts

House Democrats are preparing to reshape and reframe Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion to force holdout red-state governments to go along with it, using either the carrot or the stick. A senior Democratic aide described the planned strategy as a “two-pronged approach of increased legislative incentives to adopt the expansion and increased public pressure on states… Read More »

Medicaid Expansion is Evidence the Health Policy Debate Defies Political Divides

By AMY LONG and JOE MOLLOY  Among all the talk of waves and tides of the close midterm races around the country, there were tremendous results on election day for Medicaid expansion. Three states – Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah – passed ballot initiatives approving the policy. On top of that, in Kansas and Maine, governors… Read More »