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States Rob CHIP Dollars to Fill Budget Holes

Consumer Power Report #469 In March 2010, while the details of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) were still being hammered out, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) famously declared to a frustrated and bewildered American public, “But we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it away from the fog of the controversy.” Congress did pass Obamacare, and citizens and states have steadily been finding out what’s actually in the legislation ever since. One of the recent “finds” is a provision that...

Why Doctors Will Soon Be Blamed for America’s Health Care Problems

Consumer Power Report #468 In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to shield the Affordable Care Act (ACA) from legal precedence, the rule of law, and common sense in the landmark case King v. Burwell, the battle over the role of government in health care has now shifted away from the courts and back to the ballot box. Democrats certainly have their work cut out for them. According to a July survey of likely voters by Rasmussen Reports, 53 percent of respondents say they have an “...

Obamacare Fails to Address America’s Costly Obesity Problem

Consumer Power Report #467 In response to concerns about the possibility of rising health care costs under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), President Barack Obama insisted his signature law would cut health care expenses, in large part by creating a healthier, more physically fit society. The Obama administration promised to accomplish that through a variety of measures, including the Prevention and Public Health Fund, initially granted $15 billion to “invest in proven prevention and public...

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