Texas congressman John Zerwas (R) sponsored a state law requiring a study analyzing the impact of Texas opting out of Medicaid. The results of the study by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission are a bellwether for other states, pointing to fiscal disaster even if the state does keep the Medicaid program.
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Even President Barack Obama has discreetly acknowledged serious problems with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, alternatively called ObamaCare.
Addressing media on the day after Republicans swept the country in midterm elections, Obama mentioned the burdensome aspect of the 1099 requirement for small businesses. That was also perhaps the first time Obama acknowledged the healthcare bill is actually a revenue bill because he said the provision helped make sure revenue was raised.
When a president mentions revenue, by the way, all taxpayer ears should perk up.
In an editorial in the November issue of Newsmax magazine, however, editor Christopher Ruddy points to a solution no one has mentioned.
Democrats who voted for the Patient Care and Affordable Protection Act popularly called ObamaCare repeatedly reassure the public the government will not intrude on the patient-healthcare provider relationship. Democrats also pitched ObamaCare as a means of controlling rising costs, especially for seniors. Lies.