Telemedecine Testimony

Telemedecine Testimony

Telemedicine: High-Quality, Affordable Care for Mississippi Families Hearing on Telemedicine Testimony before the Miss. State Senate, Public Health & Welfare Committee October 18, 2016 (Unabridged version) I am Dr. Jameson Taylor, vice president for policy with the Mississippi Center for…

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8 Reasons To Say No To Medicaid Expansion

8 Reasons to Say No to Medicaid Expansion

As part of the president’s health care plan (“ObamaCare”) states are being encouraged to expand Medicaid to cover able-bodied adults who earn up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL). Medicaid already covers low-income mothers and children, as well as disabled adults and low-income seniors. Expanding Medicaid will cover adults with no children who are working or could be working — at least some of whom already have private insurance coverage. In addition to being unnecessary, the expansion will result in lower quality care for Medicaid patients, higher taxes and debt, and job losses for the country as a whole.

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Health Care Ruling is Victory for Freedom

Another federal court has now recognized that Congress does not have the authority to force Americans to buy a product. It is sad that so many people in Congress failed to read the text and history of the Constitution before they approved the massive health care overhaul bill last year, which included a provision requiring all Americans to buy health insurance.

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