Unified Patriots by Bob Montgomery
What is this? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/09/19/graham-cassidy-health-care-bill/681029001/
It says it will keep much of Obamacare tax structure in place, but give the money to the states to allow them to create their own health care “systems” in the form of block grants.
So does that mean Medicaid is Kaput? Not according to this article:
Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia expanded Medicaid under Obamacare to people earning up to 138% of poverty. The Graham-Cassidy legislation would immediately block more states from expanding Medicaid and would stop the existing expansions in 2020. Instead, states would receive per capita block grants to address the needs of low-income residents.
So it won’t end Medicaid, just stop the expansion of it. Riiiiiiight! So now, we’re going to have to pay for Medicaid programs and we’re going to have to pay for Graham-Cassidy programs and we’re going to keep paying the Obamacare taxes that are inserted throughout the tax code.
So is this a win? Really????
Does letting the states create health care systems they want mean there are no strings attached? So that means no Congressional oversight, just dole out the money?