Wyoming Liberty Group
The Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as “Obamacare,” will begin selling insurance plans for the fourth year in a row this week. The big question on everyone’s mind is: do people want Obamacare insurance?
Every 8 weeks, Paula Bennet visits a primary care clinic to receive Remicaid infusions to treat her Crohn’s disease. Normally, an appointment like this would cost $30 in copays. But in Paula’s case, her health plan pays her.
In March of 2010, Congress rushed to pass a massive unread bill titled, "Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act," aka Obamacare. Now at the sixth anniversary of Obamacare we ask, "Has this legislation in fact protected patients, and has it proved to be affordable?" Here are six examples of promises Obamacare has broken:
After seeing Wyoming’s Hospital Association fight tooth and nail for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, you’d think Medicaid expansion left hospitals in other states flush with cash. The reality is that Medicaid expansion has significantly cut hospital compensation, resulting in longer wait times and less services for the very patients it’s intended to help.