Seema Verma: Medicaid waivers under Obama a hill to climb for states trying to tackle opioid crisis


ㅤPictured: Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Susan Collins points to elections as evidence of need to fix Obamacare

ㅤô¿ô …Collins has been right all along. Hopefully the President and the GOP are admitting their mistake. As the saying goes, once an entitlement is in place, it can’t be terminated.

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CBO says repealing Obamacare’s individual mandate penalties would save $338 billion

ㅤ”Obamacare’s individual mandate obligates that people purchase health insurance or pay a fine. Proponents say that it is needed to help bring healthier customers into Obamacare’s exchanges to help keep costs down for the pool. Opponents say it has not been effective in achieving this outcome.”

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Trump: Members of Congress ‘forgot what their pledges were’ on Obamacare repeal

Story and video at The Washington Examiner, notes at the DC Drain, image from washingtonexaminer(.com).

ㅤ”President Trump bashed Congress on Friday for its inability to repeal Obamacare, but said his ability to take executive action by himself can still lead to real improvements in healthcare.”

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Paul Ryan applauds Trump’s decision to end Obamacare payments ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ……

Story at The Washington Examiner, notes at the DC Drain, image from thehill(.com).

ㅤ”‘Today’s decision by the Trump administration to end the appeal of that ruling preserves a monumental affirmation of Congress’s authority and the separation of powers,’ Ryan said. ‘Obamacare has proven itself to be a fatally flawed law, and the House will continue to work with Trump administration to provide the American people a better system.'”

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New York, California threaten to sue over health-care subsidies ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ ㅤ……

Story at The Hill, notes at the DC Drain, image from wordpress(.com).

NY Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

ㅤ”Again and again, President Trump has threatened to cut off these subsidies to undermine our healthcare system and force Congress to the negotiating table. That’s unacceptable.” — Eric Schneiderman (D)
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ㅤAnother Dem scumbag is fuming. Excellent.

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