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Medicaid Expansion and the Designated Hitter Rule – A Case of Unilateral Disarmament

It is difficult to find creative ways to describe the thoughtlessness of states’ decisions to opt out of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. Here is one involving a stats website and baseball.

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Members Took Action on Capitol Hill During our Spring Policy Assembly

Staff from our members held 100 meetings with their legislators to discuss what defines an essential hospital and the key issues facing essential hospitals including: protecting essential hospital payments, ensuring essential hospitals are included in health insurance marketplace networks, and preserving support for training future clinicians at essential hospitals.

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Intentional Uninsurance: Misguided and Unintentionally Selfish

Last year, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) announced that he would voluntarily go without health insurance, saying in a statement: “On January 1st, when millions of Americans will likely lose their employers’ contribution to their health insurance, I will refuse to receive that same subsidy. It also means I will have to pay a substantial penalty

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