Wyoming Liberty Group
Last week marked the fourth and most likely the last year that the federal healthcare exchanges will sell insurance under the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. That’s because Republican Presidential-elect Donald Trump vows to repeal Obamacare during his first hundred days in office and jumpstart real healthcare reform.
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.
CHEYENNE, WY- OnMessage, Inc. recently conducted a statewide survey on behalf of the Wyoming Liberty Group. The survey consisted of 600 likely voters and was stratified to reflect historic voter trends. The poll focused on the ongoing fiscal challenges facing Wyoming and asked voters to consider a variety of questions centered around possible tax increases, government transparency and waste, health care and education issues.
Twenty years ago, President Bill Clinton signed welfare reforms into law that revolutionized American anti-poverty policy. Critics warned these changes would cruelly condemn vulnerable families to extreme hardship. But new evidence shows these reforms lifted millions of families out of poverty.
Testimony before the Wyoming Labor, Health, and Social Services Committee, August 25, 2016
My name is Charlie Katebi. I'm a policy analyst with the Wyoming Liberty Group. I’d like to thank the Department of Health for researching and bringing greater attention to Wyoming’s lack of healthcare transparency, and why we need greater clarity for patients.