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Obamacare Repeal: L.A. County to Lose $7.6 Billion

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on May 16 to hire a consultant to develop a plan for how to deal with the loss of $7.6 billion a year if Obamacare is repealed.

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Maya Wiley: Many Confederate States Refused to Expand Medicaid

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” Maya Wiley, Professor of Urban Policy & Management at the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, the New School’s Senior Vice President for Social Justice, and the Chair of New York City’s

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Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop In, Die Off: Medicaid Funds the White Death

Medicaid is gently tugging tens of thousands of healthy Americans to their early deaths each year, according to analysts who are trying to explain the massive and unprecedented spike in deaths among middle-aged Americans in post-industrial America.

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Texas Blocked from Cutting Medicaid Funds to Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion activists in 2015 that launched Republican efforts across the U.S. to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider.

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Texas’ Termination of Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funds Blocked

A federal judge issued an order on Thursday temporarily blocking the State of Texas from terminating Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding. Planned Parenthood sued the State in an effort to regain access to the funds stripped by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

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Planned Parenthood Asks Judge to Block Medicaid Cuts by Texas

Lawyers for Planned Parenthood filed an application for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction late Friday night asking the judge in the litigation over Medicaid cuts to prevent Texas from defunding Medicaid to the abortion provider. Officials in Texas took action after gruesome videos filmed at various Planned Parenthood facilities, including the mega-abortion facility in Houston, Texas were released.

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Planned Parenthood ‘Violated Law’, Says Texas

The State of Texas gave Planned Parenthood the boot on Tuesday saying it would no longer allow it to participate in the Medicaid program in the Lone Star State. The agency supervising the program ripped the abortion provider for its stated violations of state and federal law and ethics, including deviating from acceptable medical standards and procedures to procure research samples, and stated “a willingness to charge more than the costs incurred for procuring fetal tissue.”

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Texas Aborts Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funding

The State of Texas gave Planned Parenthood final notice on Tuesday that it would no longer allow it to participate in the Medicaid program in the Lone Star State. The letter from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) said it was “not qualified to provide medical services in a professionally competent, safe, legal, and ethical manner.”

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Texas’ Medically ‘Fragile’ Kids Face Managed Care Crisis

Time may be running out in the fight to protect children in Texas considered medically fragile. Parents of the state’s most critically ill fear legislation that moves forward on November 1 will result in their children losing access to the specialists and medical treatments they need.

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Breitbart/Gravis Poll: Only 36 Percent Call ObamaCare a Success

This poll arrives at a bleak hour for ObamaCare, which was described by even former President Bill Clinton as “the craziest thing in the world” because “people who are out there busting it, sometimes 60 hours a week, wind up with their premiums doubled and their coverage cut in half.”

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CA Insurance Commissioner wants ‘Public Option’ Health Plan

Despite California’s Obamacare premium costs spiking 13.2 percent next year, the state’s insurance commissioner said he supports a public option at the state level that could bolster competition and potentially serve as a test for the controversial idea nationwide.

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Medical Non-Profits Game the ObamaCare System to Squeeze Insurance Providers

The Affordable Care Act dramatically increased the number of people eligible for Medicaid, which is why ObamaCare apologists frequently tried to lump Medicaid recipients in with actual private-sector insurance purchasers during the early days of the program, in a desperate bid to inflate the number of “ObamaCare enrollees.”

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Texas Hospice Home Owner Accused of Accelerating Deaths for Profit

“You need to make this patient go bye-bye,” a Texas hospice home owner is accused of texting his employee. The CPA who does not have a medical license, is accused of telling medical personnel to administer up to four times the amount of morphine recommended in order to accelerate client deaths and maximize profits.

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Goalposts Moved Again, As ObamaCare Comes Up 24 Million Enrollees Short

After surveying the latest Congressional Budget Office numbers, Jeffrey Anderson of the Weekly Standard restates what should be obvious to everyone by now: “ObamaCare is basically an expensive Medicaid expansion coupled with 2,400 pages of liberty-sapping mandates.”

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ObamaCare Does Nothing to Reduce Emergency Room Visits

The primary objective of ObamaCare was supposed to be getting everyone into an insurance plan to eliminate “cost-shifting” from emergency room visits… and it hasn’t made a dent. Vast amounts of money were spent for no result at all, on the core appeal that convinced many Americans to give the Affordable Care Act a shot.

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Wisconsin Defunds Planned Parenthood

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed two pro-life bills Thursday that will eliminate more of Planned Parenthood’s funding in Wisconsin.