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Medicaid expansion’s hidden cruelty

There's no question that Wyoming needs reforms that make healthcare more affordable, accessible, and responsive to the needs of patients.  Expanding Medicaid under Obamacare is not one of them. Instead, the program crowds out private insurance, underpays doctors, and delivers terrible outcomes to patients. 

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Right sizing a supersized government

As Winston Churchill said, we should never let a good crisis go to waste. Why? Because it creates an opportunity for fundamental change. The fiscal crisis in Wyoming is a good example.

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Maureen Bader talks about the Wyoming Taxpayer Protection Pledge

Wyoming Liberty Group's Amy Edmonds speaks with Maureen Bader, WyLibery's Chief Policy Analyst and Communications Director on the Wyoming Taxpayers Protection Pledge. Maureen explains why the Pledge is needed to protect Wyoming taxpayers from tax increases brought on by an overgrown state government and falling minerals revenues.

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Medicaid's Empty Promise to Patients

In this short video, Charlie Katebi explains why Medicaid can’t afford to take care of Wyoming’s most vulnerable patients. It’s time for something new.

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Education Spending and Outcomes

In this short video, Amy Edmonds outlines the disconnect between skyrocketing education spending and student outcomes. If you think spending more means better outcomes, you must watch this video. 

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Why Wyoming Needs a Taxpayer Protection Pledge

We often point to the third-party payer problem as the cause of the explosion in health care costs. Insurers pay doctors who provide services to patients. This separation of payer and patient means the patient has little incentive to question the cost or even the quality of service.

Now imagine what would happen if a big part of a state’s spending is funded that way.

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Governor Mead’s Budget Measures Highlight Urgency for Welfare Reforms

At the start of Wyoming’s Joint Appropriations Committee’s interim meeting, Governor Matt Mead announced dramatic spending cuts to Medicaid and other health programs.  But rather than eliminate wasteful initiatives and prioritize effective ones, Mead’s budget cuts punish virtually every program and could potentially hurt vulnerable patients in the process.

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