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.
Americans for Prosperity – Alaska and our thousands of activists across the state oppose the Obamacare Medicaid expansion. We ask the Alaska State Legislature to pass a clean, sustainable FY16 Budget, free of Pres. Obama’s priorities. Cost – The Lewin Group study estimated adding 20K new Medicaid patients would cost the state between $198,000,000 and […]
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