Posts Tagged ‘Obamacare’

State analysis pinpoints state share of Medicaid expansion through 2025

A math problem with a very big human element. That is a description an executive with the Mississippi Hospital Association recently gave the question of whether the state should expand its Medicaid rolls to include several hundred thousand of Mississippi low-income residents. The math part of the question came closer to an answer last week […] [...]

Analysis: Coffee, tea and punditry from Barbour

In some scenarios, Haley Barbour would have been traveling the United States these days as the Republican nominee for president. Instead, he’s on the sidelines doing what he does best — dispensing political advice for GOP loyalists. Since finishing his second term as Mississippi governor in January, Barbour has been in demand as a talk […] [...]

Health summit a tool for small business

Mark A. McComb is a pretty smart guy. As associate professor of management sciences at Mississippi College, he knows a little more than the average guy about our nation’s health care system. He also is aware that many are not ready for implementation of parts of the Affordable Heath Care Act that are scheduled for […] [...]

Analysis of Medicaid expansion under final review

Economic experts are reviewing a completed state study examining the fiscal implications for Mississippi in expanding Medicaid rolls under federal Affordable Care Act. In the balance is an infusion of $9 billion of federal money into Mississippi’s health care sector to help fund an expansion of Medicaid eligibly to include at least 250,000 low-and-moderate-income working […] [...]

Tough decisions are ahead for our health

Recent focus on the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare as many have come to call it, has mainly been on the expanded Medicaid provisions, especially the requirement that individual states create insurance exchanges as means of making insurance markets more readily available to consumers. There are some tough decisions ahead. Data from a number of […] [...]

July 16, 2012- Ricky Nobile

by Published: July 13,2012

Tags: Barack Obama, Obamacare, small business, Spiderman

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Affordable Care Act’s taxing nature poorly hidden

Pepper Crutcher, a labor and employment law attorney in Balch & Bingham’s Jackson office, finished reading Chief Justice John G. Roberts’ opinion on the Affordable Care Act by mid-morning of its June 28 issuance. One clear conclusion, according to Crutcher, is that Roberts knows a tax when he sees one. Call Obamacare’s health-care mandate whatever […] [...]

WISEMAN: The Obamacare day of reckoning is at hand

A few weeks ago we marked the second anniversary of President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act, the comprehensive health care legislation that has come to be called “Obamacare.” This label was intended as derogatory by the Republicans, but has now been embraced by the President’s re-election campaign as a badge of honor. Coinciding with this […] [...]

Hood & Simpson Debate Obamacare

by Published: October 3,2011

Tags: Jim Hood, Obamacare, Steve Simpson

JACKSON- Mississippi attorney general Jim Hood and his Republican challenger Steve Simpson debate the state’s legal and political involvement in challenging Obamacare. [...]

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