by Christa Von Bergen Field Director, Americans for Prosperity Anchorage Alaskans understand that with the dramatic drop in revenue, our state is facing an $8 billion deficit over the next two years. If the Legislature fails to pass a budget with meaningful cuts, it will be the citizens of Alaska who will bear the costs of […]
Medicaid needs reform, not expansion. Listed below are some of the main reasons why Alaskans should say NO to Medicaid expansion. So far, there have been around 307 petition signatures. Add yours to the list today by clicking HERE!
Take a look at this presentation to learn more about how Medicaid expansion could negatively impact Alaska. Please note that this presentation was prepared and distributed by Rep. Liz Vazquez’s public office.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Under the Supreme Court’s 2012 ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (AKA Obamacare) states were given the option to expand Medicaid coverage to able-bodied, working age, childless adults making below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. If the State of Alaska accepts Obamacare Medicaid expansion, the federal government has […]
*NOTE: Presentation posted with permission of Director and Professor of Economics, Gunnar Knapp, from the Institute of Social and Economic Research at University of Alaska Anchorage. Views expressed in the presentation are those of the author and not Americans for Prosperity.