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Apr 04 2013
Senate Republicans estimated Thursday that the annual cost to taxpayers of legalizing illegal immigrants could be in the billions if they use their status to apply for federal benefits from Medicaid and ObamaCare.Fox News (Online News)
Jul 09 2012
Texas will not expand Medicaid or implement a state health exchange following the Supreme Court's upholding of the constitutionality of Obamacare, Gov. Rick Perry (R) said Monday.
"If anyone was in doubt, we in Texas have no intention to implement so-called state exchanges or to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, I will not be party to socializing healthcare and bankrupting my state inHuffPost
Jan 31 2020
IN LATE JANUARY, on the same day that the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision marked its 47th anniversary, Texas got news from the federal government that it would be allowed to receive millions in Medicaid funding to support a family planning program that discriminates among providers — the same strategy that in recent years likely caused a rise in unintended pregnancies.The Intercept
Aug 25 2019
The major battleground-state Democrats running to flip the Senate want nothing to do with Medicare for All. In states like Arizona, Iowa and North Carolina, challengers Mark Kelly, Theresa Greenfield and Cal Cunningham are staying tightly focused on the health care message House Democrats used in 2018: expanding Medicaid, protecting Obamacare and slamming Republican repeal efforts. IncumbentsPolitico
Oct 03 2013
Because some states are not expanding Medicaid, two-thirds of the poor blacks and single mothers, and a majority of the low-wage workers who do not have insurance, will not benefit from the new health law.New York Times (News)
Aug 03 2015
Republicans may find that defunding Planned Parenthood is harder than it looks. Even if they manage to overcome the political obstacles - big ones like a Democratic filibuster a presidential veto or a battle royal over shutting down the government - they may still collide with Medicaid law.Politico
Dec 02 2020
Don’t fall for the fake drive-through coronavirus testing sites that have been cropping up in recent weeks. Yes, that’s right—according to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), scammers are dressing up like medical professionals and conducting fake, unsanitary tests for money and identity theft, while possibly spreading the virus.
Per the FTC:
The fake sites can look real, withLifehacker
May 23 2017
In the budget that President Donald Trump is expected to release Tuesday, CNN has reported that there will be $800 billion in cuts to Medicaid, which assumes that the reductions contained in the House health care bill become law. With all of the frenzied coverage of President Trump's trip overseas and the ongoing investigation into "Russiagate," one of the biggest stories of the day might haveJulian Zelizer
Feb 19 2013
Claims are sometimes made that immigrants use public benefits, such as Medicaid, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families programs, more often than those who are born in the United States.Cato Institute
Feb 25 2014
The Washington Posts fact checker on Monday awarded President Barack Obama with a flunking grade for claiming recently that approximately 7 million Americans now have access to health care for the first time because of Medicaid expansion.The Blaze