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ObamaCare´s Phony
Medicaid Promise Exposed

Investor´s Business Daily, by IBD Staff

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Posted By:RustMB, 1/7/2014 10:23:23 AM

Failure: ObamaCare is driving millions of people into Medicaid, a program we now know does nothing to improve health and actually drives emergency-room use higher. A central premise of ObamaCare was that vastly expanding Medicaid would ultimately save health care dollars. The millions of uninsured gaining access to Medicaid would no longer crowd costly emergency rooms looking for care, the thinking went. And that improved access would keep them healthier. Turns out that neither of those claims is true. A study published late last week in the prestigious journal Science found that Medicaid actually increases emergency room use — by

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Country Boy, 1/7/2014 11:07:00 AM     (No. 9683007)

Dr. Scott Gottlieb has been saying this stuff for months, maybe even a few years.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mizzmac, 1/7/2014 11:53:56 AM     (No. 9683089)

One more for the Liar-in-Chief. Thanks, big guy.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: Scout Finch, 1/7/2014 12:14:52 PM     (No. 9683122)

What´s the problem? It´s all going exactly as the Democrats planned. Create chaos, then come to the rescue with single payer government-controlled "health care". It´s always been about control, not health care. It´s been a rock bottom platform issue for years with Democrats, and they´re making it happen now. Look there, LoFo´s...it´s a squirrel!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Joe Btfsplk, 1/7/2014 12:24:33 PM     (No. 9683131)

Medicaid is the REAL road map to the single-payer system. Insurance companies will be choked out and the marketplace will evaporate. All of this will happen by executive order and the central government will have achieved it´s goal of the complete control of the populace.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Franz, 1/7/2014 2:28:19 PM     (No. 9683259)

The Progressives have always believed,
A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.
If one doesn´t exist, create one.

The crisis to medical care that is ObamaCare was wholly created by Obama and the Democrats for which they are totally responsible.

The cost of health care will skyrocket at the same time the quality of care will decrease. Before this is all over, I believe that hundreds, if not thousand, of Americans will die as a result of ObamaCare.

Meanwhile, Obama has determined that when it comes to heath care, "All Americans are equal, but those in the legislative branch of the Federal government and unions are more equal than others." (See "Animal Farm" by Orwell)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/7/2014 2:56:19 PM     (No. 9683283)

....and when the whole thing blows up, here´s what we´ll do.....we´ll blame it on the Republican obstructionists.

We´ll tell the press that the whole thing would have worked if only they hadn´t sabotaged it.

Don´t worry....they´re too stupid to defend themselves.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Hoosier, 1/7/2014 6:24:17 PM     (No. 9683482)

To quote Jamies Winston in his post-game press conference: "We took the initiative to show that we deserved the predicament we were in."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: plex, 1/7/2014 8:38:45 PM     (No. 9683585)

Medicaid will not lead to single payer. Re-imbusement rates are so low that doctors won´t take Medicaid. Not a solution unless you indenture doctors. #democratsforslavery

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 1/7/2014 9:05:05 PM     (No. 9683604)

Most important the states do not have the money to cover healthcare for all these patients. Single payer will not have control of at least 30 states.
That has been clear from the start in those states that knew obe was lying when he promised Federal funds for the Medicaid fix.

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