Medicaid, so central to the country’s health care system, also played a major, though far less appreciated, role in last week’s collapse of the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act
Decisions by the Trump administration and Congress “include whether and how the administration will use its executive authority to sustain, or undermine, the law’s key provisions, and how Congress might ensure the stability of individual health insurance markets nationwide.”
Despite media and public pressure, the company’s executives are not backing down and have given themselves millions of dollars in raises when implementing these unconscionable price hikes.
“We applaud CMS for rejecting a plan that would be harmful to the health of hundreds of thousands of Ohioans who depend on Medicaid for their source of health coverage.”
… if all or some of the components of the waiver are upheld this could create a dangerous precedent for other states.
Keep Kentucky Covered! is the battle cry from Kentucky Voices for Health and a broad coalition of groups in the state which are pushing back hard on Gov. Bevin’s plans to use a 1115 waiver request to dramatically restructure – and limit – Kentucky’s very successful Medicaid expansion program.