Townhall.com: Medicaid, the Next Obama Disaster

Posted 04/27/2014

President Obama is doing his victory dance, telling us how his health care plan has become a success because his more than his targeted number (8 million) clicked their desire to have health insurance on a website. We will soon see how many are real policyholders, and later we will see their real costs as …

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Sunshine State News: JMI Releases Report on Medicaid Expansion

Posted 03/13/2014

BY: KEVIN DERBY | Posted: March 13, 2014 10:52 AM The James Madison Institute (JMI) released a report on Thursday regarding Medicaid expansion in Florida. “Doubling down on the flaws of the current Medicaid program and its expansion are risky propositions for Florida,” said Dr. Bob McClure, the president and CEO of JMI. “We, too, want …

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Release: Alternatives to Expanding Florida’s Medicaid Program Outlined in Latest JMI Policy Brief

Posted 03/12/2014

CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org            Alternatives to Expanding Florida’s Medicaid Program Outlined in Latest JMI Policy Brief ~ Study explores the Medicaid program’s multitude of issues; Offers reminder of why Medicaid expansion is unwise ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Although a Medicaid expansion under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act …

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2014 Winter-Spring Edition of The JMI Journal

Posted 02/25/2014

VIEW FULL JOURNAL: Winter-Spring 2014 Florida Ranks High on Issues That Matter (PDF).

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Bradenton Herald: Florida right to reject federal Medicaid expansion money

Posted 02/03/2014

Florida businesses casting blame on legislative leaders for the effects of opposing Medicaid’s expansion is akin to yelling at the attending waitress for slow service after she noticed your steak was overcooked and tried to do something about it. The real villain causing the Medicaid dilemma is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the job-killing, …

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JMI’s 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Posted 12/31/2013

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JMI EMAIL: Expansion of Health Care Rolls Only Masks Medicaid Malaise

Posted 07/11/2013

Points of View: Expansion of Health Care Rolls Only Masks Medicaid Malaise Addressing the House on March 9, 2010, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously told her colleagues, “We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it, away from the fog of the controversy.” Alas, the more we “find …

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Sun-Sentinel: Not the time to expand Medicaid

Posted 06/05/2013

The Legislature has been unfairly criticized for not expanding Medicaid. The blame for the growing mess in health care should be aimed squarely at the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). It’s a law that’s not good for business here in Florida, and its implementation was recently called “a train wreck” by one of …

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Tallahassee Democrat: Florida is right in not expanding Medicaid

Posted 05/24/2013

The Legislature has been unfairly criticized for refusing to expand Medicaid when the blame for the growing mess in health care should be aimed squarely at the real culprit: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This law’s employer health insurance mandate is the reason that business owners are faced with the predicament of …

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JMI EMAIL May 17, 2013: “If men were angels…”

Posted 05/17/2013

  Friends,   Exposure of the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service, which targeted conservative groups, is a reminder of how America’s distrust of granting too much power to the government is deeply rooted in our national ethos and goes back to our nation’s founding.   After the Revolutionary War, Americans were restless. The new …

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    Orlando, FL (Dec 4)
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    Naples, FL (Nov 22)
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