Newspaper Articles – Michael F. Cannon

Hospital Lobby Presses for Medicaid Expansion to Protect Subsidies

Hospitals across the nation are threatening that unless state lawmakers implement the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s—Obamacare—Medicaid expansion, the law’s new taxes and spending cut

Analysis: Medicaid's Huge Hidden Costs

In the 40 years since it was created to provide medical care to the needy, Medicaid has expanded far beyond that original mission. In 2004, Medicaid spending totaled $309 billion.