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“We Simply Can’t Support This.” South Carolina’s views on Medicad Expansion

July 25, 2012

“We can’t afford it!” appears to be the trending attitude in a few states about the recent Medicaid expansion, South Carolina included. South Carolina Governor strongly voiced opposition to the expansion. South Carolina’s Nikki Haley wrote in an op-ed that the “price tag to South Carolina tax payers” would be “an extra $1.1 to $2.3 billion” over…

What Happens If States Ditch Medicaid?

November 11, 2010

Expect longer waits here, with states still picking up the tab. By Suzy Khimm The Washington Post The Medicaid expansion was meant to be one of the hallmark accomplishments of health-care reform. The Affordable Care Act will expand the program rapidly by subsidizing insurance for all Americans up to 133 percent of the poverty line,…

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