Tag: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Speaker Anthony Rendon (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Senate Bill Cuts One Third of California’s Medicaid Funding

California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Los Angeles) has blamed the collapse of the state legislature’s effort to socialize the state’s $389.5 billion in healthcare spending on the U.S. Senate Republicans’ restructure of Obamacare, which threatens to “reallocate” over a third of California’s $82 billion of Medicaid funding to other states.

Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Former CMS Official Who Implemented ObamaCare: Public Option ‘A Huge Mistake’

“I think that the public option debate or even the consideration of yet another government-oriented program would be a huge mistake,” said Marilyn Tavenner, who headed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and was also responsible for Obamacare’s highly problematic healthcare.gov website.

Obamacare sign is seen on the UniVista Insurance company office on December 15, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

Connecticut Obamacare Co-Op Going Out of Business

HealthyCT – a nonprofit health insurance plan set up under the president’s signature health care reform, is one of 23 original Obamacare co-ops and the 14th to fail since they began selling their health insurance plans on the Obamacare exchanges.

In this July 30, 2015 file photo, a sign supporting Medicare is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Nationwide Medicare Drug Funding Cuts Decided By Unelected Bureaucrats

The Medicare drug payment rule is significant in several ways, perhaps most important of which is that it is yet another Obama use of the “administrative state,” sometimes referred to as the fourth branch of government, to “make” laws. Once again, as with Obamacare, illegal immigration, and, most recently, gender ideology executive action – to name just a few – Obama and his deputies are attempting an end run around Congress, “making” laws for Americans.

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Obama Bails Out Florida Legislature

The federal government has just bailed out Florida’s embattled legislature by giving them more Low Income Pool (LIP) dollars to pay for health care, essentially giving them the funds they need to come to a state budget agreement in the upcoming special session.

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Obama Administration Cuts Program Funding to Expand Florida Medicaid

On Thursday—possibly triggered by the lawsuit brought by Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) last month to get the Obama administration to back off its plans to expand Medicaid in his state—the Obama administration announced it would not entirely withhold funds for a federal program called the Low Income Pool (LIP).

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Top Obamacare Chief Resigns In Wake of Phony Figures Fiasco

Embattled Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Marilyn Tavenner is resigning her post overseeing Obamacare just months after she admitted that the Obama White House’s highly publicized 8 million Obamacare enrollment figure was inflated by at least 1.3 million.