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The Argument Against Expanding Medicaid in Oklahoma, Bulleted

Should Oklahoma accept a federally funded Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act?

There are four key arguments against it, writes the Tulsa World‘s Wayne Greene. The argument against expanding Medicaid, bulleted:

  • 1) It will cost Oklahoma too much
  • 2) It will cost the U.S. too much
  • 3) It’s expanding a broken system
  • 4) It’s philosophically wrong

Check out Greene’s piece for the rationale behind each of the arguments.


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Comments

  • Trebor Ley

    1.) U.S. Govt will pay for most of the expansion.
    2.) According to the CBO, no it won’t.
    3.) Broken how? What’s the alternative? Is no insurance better than insurance?
    4.) If your philosophy is “I got mine, I don’t care if you get yours” then yes, it is philosophically wrong.

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