Trump Administration Challenged in Court on Medicaid Overhaul
Trump Administration Challenged in Court on Medicaid Overhaul
Multnomah County elections workers process ballots cast ahead of Tuesday's Measure 101 election deadline
26 January, 2018, 02:31
He said he was not surprised at the overwhelming support voters gave to Measure 101, which could raise $320 million from hospitals and insurers to provide the state's share of funding for the Medicaid expansion and other healthcare needs, bringing in an additional $1 billion in matching funds from the federal government.
This is no way to treat people you claim to care about - especially when lawmakers can improve our lives with policies providing child care, paid family and medical leave, and living-wage jobs in a clean-energy economy, to say nothing of affordable health care for all.
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Some of these solutions can be seen in other states where assessments were placed on other health care providers.
Measure 101 was passing handily in early returns Tuesday night.
Parrish thinks Medicaid would be better-funded in OR with something like a cigarette tax increase - although it's not clear that would generate enough money OR garner enough votes to pass. Medicaid, like all government health care programs, forces everyone to pay for health care in the manner Washington, DC deems appropriate, on pain of prison, whether they like it or not.
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"It was vital for the hospital that the "yes" vote prevail", he said.
Some Republicans in the state want a "no" vote. "Nobody. Some will choose not to participate and some will chose to participate and will ride this thing right out of Medicaid, and that's exactly what it is there for", he said.
On the "yes" side are all kinds of advocacy groups and the vast majority of Oregon's health organizations. Here in the real world, though, states should be allowed to decide how to best spend money for the maximum benefit of their neediest recipients - and a work requirement should be an option for their respective Plan B's.
"The alternative of lack of coverage - we're talking kids, seniors, people with disabilities - is unacceptable", says Andy Van Pelt, the executive director of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems.
"There's a real possibility that people could lose their coverage".
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"What was most striking was that we saw significant improvements in the treatment of surgical conditions fairly quickly, less than two years after states expanded Medicaid coverage", said lead author Dr. Andrew Loehrer, in a released statement. The Bevin administration itself projects that 95,000 fewer Kentuckians will have Medicaid coverage in five years due to the new requirements for premium payments, work and regular reporting updates on income.
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