Even with the Trumpcare defeat, the Trump administration is poised to use its regulatory powers to accomplish what lawmakers could not: shrink Medicaid.
Medicaid Cuts Will Drive Up Cost Of Private Coverage, Montana Insurers Say
Montana was among the last states to expand Medicaid, and its Obamacare marketplace has fared reasonably well. Sadly Trumpcare would change that.
Medicaid coverage improves access to health care and chronic disease control: American Journal of Public Health study
States that do not expand Medicaid miss an important opportunity to improve their population’s health, say Harvard Medical School researchers
More than 7,100 deaths likely in states rejecting Medicaid expansion
The decision by 25 states to reject the expansion of Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act will result in between 7,115 and 17,104 more deaths…
NPR: States That Declined To Expand Medicaid Face Higher Costs
States and politicians refusing the Medicaid Expansion to Obamacare have been proven fiscally irresponsible.