Tag: uninsured

ACA opponents resort to scare tactics; tell youth to opt out

Meet our newest blogger, Erin Mann. Erin has a bachelor’s degree in international relations and political science. She’ll be blogging for us throughout the next few months. —– Generation Opportunity has released a new video that badgers young people to “opt out” of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The video includes a commercial in which

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What is the next step for Medicaid expansion?

What is the next step? A question often asked when seeking progress. It is a question that should be asked to those who voted against Medicaid expansion last Wednesday at the capitol. What is there to fear with expanding Medicaid? Regardless of the decision, Utah will spend $343 million a year for Medicaid. With expansion,

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Problem of uninsured children could be fixed by Medicaid expansion

Last week I introduced the Affordable Care Act and outlined the support of several policies contained within the law. One issue I neglected to feature was the expansion of Medicaid. Last June, the Supreme Court reviewed the ACA and ruled that each state will decide whether or not to participate in Medicaid expansion. This subject

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