Wyoming originally opted into Medicaid to help low-income individuals access medical care. But unless this entitlement undergoes systemic reforms, patients will find it harder than ever to get healthcare.
Governor Matt Mead’s critics rightly chastised his plan to expand Medicaid without any foreseeable way of paying for new patients. Now it turns out we can’t even afford totake care of patients already on Medicaid.
In the eyes of progressives, Obamacare provides for all of society’s needs: It creates jobs! It heals the sick! It balances state budgets! Now the Obama Administration claims it expands healthcare access to patients with mental illnesses.