Nebraska senators should note the effects of Obamacare Medicaid expansion around the county

November 09, 2015J

On Nov. 6 the Wall Street Journal published an op-ed by Evelyn Everton of AFP-Utah, and Chris Hudson of AFP-Florida, that recalled recent legislative fights in their states over the further entrenchment of Obamacare through Medicaid expansion. While Nebraska senators may not think about Utah and Florida often (outside of college athletic polls) they should […]

The Un-Affordable Care Act Hits Nebraskans Again

Here we go again. The Affordable Care Act constantly proves to be a misnomer; the cost of health insurance is sky rocketing and Nebraskans are feeling the brunt of it again. Today the Lincoln Journal Star highlighted the rate increases in the individual market: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska – “proposing to raise rates for ACA-compliant individual plans […]

Key Vote: LB 472

Americans for Prosperity-Nebraska director, Matt Litt, sent the following correspondence to state senators today in regards to the upcoming debate on LB 472, Obamacare Medicaid expansion. … Senator I hope this finds you well. As you know from previous communications or through various forms of media our organization is opposed to LB 472, Obamacare Medicaid […]

No, “Conservative” Medicaid Expansions Don’t Work Either

Medicaid has been called a “humanitarian catastrophe” and “the greatest scandal in America. Bigger than Madoff, bigger than the Wall Street bailout, bigger even than the plight of the uninsured” because of the poor outcomes seen in the program. Medicaid is squeezing state budgets, driving the national debt, and delivering atrocious health outcomes. As many […]