Wyoming Liberty Group
Charlie Katebi and Glenn Woods talk about an incredible suggestion made during the JAC committee meeting. The Department of Health will study the cost of imposing a single-payer health care system in Wyoming.
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.
Maureen Bader and Gary Freeman talk about who supports Medicaid expansion and the curious case of hidden Capitol cost overruns.
For four years, supporters of Medicaid expansion urged our elected representatives to permanently commit Wyoming to this entitlement program. And for the fourth year in a row, Wyoming’s Joint Appropriations Committee, or JAC, responded with a resounding “No.”
Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods discuss who voted to keep Medicaid expansion in the Wyoming budget and the vote to bury Capitol Renovation cost overruns in another agency budget.
Charlie Katebi and John Birbari discuss the Joint Appropriations Committee’s decision to reject Medicaid expansion, and what it means for patients and taxpayers.