Newspaper Articles – Jason Hart

Michigan Legislators Succumb to Pressure for Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Michigan is now moving forward with the expansion of Medicaid under President Obama’s health care law, after a 75-32 September 3 vote in the Michigan House which followed a 20-18 August 27 vote in

FGA Offers Recommendations for Ohio Medicaid Reform

A Foundation for Government Accountability white paper published jointly with Opportunity Ohio detailed eight reasons Ohio should not expand Medicaid, despite the strong support for expansion by Re

Ohio House Passes Budget Without Kasich’s Medicaid Expansion

The Ohio House of Representatives rejected Gov.

Kasich Dismisses Ohio Treasurer’s Concerns About Medicaid Expansion

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has dismissed state Treasurer Josh Mandel’s concerns about Medicaid expansion. The governor, a Republican, suggested opponents of Medicaid expansion are ill-informed.

Minnesota Legislature Debates How Much Power to Give PPACA Exchange

Minnesota legislators are debating whether to allow the board of the state’s newly created health insurance exchange to shut out health insurance plans at its own discretion.

Florida Grapples with Medicaid Expansion Decision

Florida’s state legislators are debating whether to expand Medicaid eligibility as called for under President Obama’s health care law, with Republican Gov.

Ohio’s Kasich Embraces Obamacare Medicaid Expansion

Ohio Gov. John Kasich detailed in a budget proposal his plans for expanding Medicaid eligibility as called for under President Obama’s health care law.

Michigan Legislature Decides Against State Obamacare Exchange

A bill to create a state health insurance exchange in Michigan in compliance with President Obama’s health care law was rejected by the state House of Representatives Health Policy Committee.