Expanded Medicare Is Easy Fix For Health System
Expanded Medicare is easy fix for health system
As a physician caring for poor and uninsured patients for decades, I can tell you that the Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) has saved lives and saved money. It has allowed access to care for hundreds of thousands of low-income Ohioans, leading to early diagnosis and treatment of disease, thereby preventing more costly care, severe disability, or death.
Gov. John Kasich understood these benefits and accepted the Medicaid expansion under Obamacare despite ideologically driven resistance from his fellow Republicans in the General Assembly.
Republicans in Congress have now outlined several tired and unproven ideas to …