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March 2013 Policy Study, Number 13-3

   

Just Say NO – and Keep Saying NO – to Federal Health Care Exchanges and Medicaid Expansion

   

Endnotes

   

 

[1] Thomas Sowell, “The ‘Costs’ of Medical Care, Part III,” Townhall.com, November 5, 2009, <http://townhall.com/columnists/thomassowell/2009/11/05/the_costs_of_medical_care_part_iii/page/full/> accessed on February 15, 2013.
[2] J.B. Wogan, “No Cut in Premiums for Typical Family,” Politifact.com, Tampa Bay Times, August 31, 2012, <http://www.politifact.com/truth-o-meter/promises/obameter/promise/521/cut-cost-typical-familys-health-insurance-premium-/> accessed on March 24, 2013.
[3] Terrance Huiskens, “Obamacare in Pictures,” The Heritage Foundation, March 31, 2012, <http://www.slideshare.net/TerranceHuiskens/heritages-obamacare-in-pictures> accessed March 13, 2013.
[4] Ibid.
[5] Ibid.
[6] Bruce Japsen, “Worker Health Premiums Will Jump Next Year as Employers Shift Cost Burden,” Forbes, October 3, 2012, <http://www.forbes.com/sites/brucejapsen/2012/10/03/worker-health-premiums-will-jump-next-year-as-employers-shift-cost-burden/> accessed on March 13, 2013.
[7] Robert Wenzel, “Tax Prof: ObamaCare Tax Increases Are Double Original Estimate,” Economic Policy Journal, March 13, 2013, <http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2013/03/tax-prof-obamacare-tax-increases-are.html> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[8] Ibid.
[9] Ibid.
[10] Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, “Senate Democrats Vote to Repeal Obamacare Tax,” Huffpost Politics, March 22, 2013, <http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/22/democrats-obamacare_n_2934217.html?utm_hp_ref=politics> accessed on March 23, 2013.
[11] Peter Ferrara, “The Obamacare Disaster, an Appraisal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act,” Policy Study #128, The Heartland Institute, 2010.
[12] Pete Kasperowicz, “Fed: Obama’s Health Law Leading to Layoffs,” The Hill, March 6, 2013, <http://thehill.com/blogs/healthwatch/health-reform-implementation/286615-fed-says-obamas-health-law-leading-to-layoffs#ixzz2MnSuUTaD> accessed on March 15, 2013.
[13] Merrill Mathews, “Seven Reasons States Shouldn’t Expand Medicaid,” The Heartland Institute, January 11, 2013, <http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/01/11/seven-reasons-states-shouldnt-expand-medicaid> accessed on February 22, 2013.
[14] Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, December 10, 2012, <http://cciio.cms.gov/resources/files/exchanges-faqs-12-10-2012.pdf> accessed on March 7, 2013.
[15] Sara Hansard, “Four More States Apply to Operate Partnership Health Insurance Exchanges,” Health Care Daily Report, February 20, 2013, <http://www.bna.com/four-states-apply-n17179872451/> accessed on March 14, 2013, and “Where Each State Stands on ACA’s Medicaid Expansion,” March 4, 2013, The Advisory Board Company, <http://www.advisory.com/Daily-Briefing/2012/11/09/MedicaidMap> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[16] Hansard.
[17] Sarah Kilff, “Want Obamacare? Here’s the Draft 21-Page Application,” The Washington Post, March 14, 2013, <http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/14/want-obamacare-heres-the-21-page-draft-application/> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[18] Ferrara, pp. 29-30.
[19] “State Exchange Profiles: Iowa,” Health Reform Source, The Kaiser Family Foundation, March 11, 2013, <http://healthreform.kff.org/State-Exchange-Profiles/iowa> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[20] Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart, memorandum to Health Carriers Writing Business in the State of Iowa, March 13, 2013.
[21] “Insurance Commissioner Submits Exchange Blueprint for Plan Management to HHS,” Iowa Insurance Department, February 15, 2013, <http://www.iid.state.ia.us/node/5070502> accessed on March 22, 2013.
[22] Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart, memorandum, March 13, 2013.
[23] Ibid.
[24] Senate File 375, Iowa Senate, March 11, 2013, Senate Journal 441.
[25] “State Exchange Profiles.”
[26] Ibid.
[27] “ACA Health Insurance Exchanges – State Cost and Status,” Citizens Council for Health Freedom, January 2, 2013, p. 2.
[28] Alyene Senger, “Obamacare: Projected Premium Increases by State,” The Foundry: Conservative Policy News Blog, The Heritage Foundation, March 18, 2013, <http://blog.heritage.org/2013/30/18/obamacare-projected-premium-increases-by-state/> accessed on March 21, 2013.
[29] Jean Robillard and Tim Charles, “UIHC, Mercy CR, partner in healthcare,” The Corridor Business Journal, October 1 – 7, 2012, p. 13.
[30] Ted Townsend, “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Emergency Department,” The Corridor Business Journal, January 7-13, 2013, p. 14.
[31] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” FY2014 – 2015 Budget Submission, State Council on Human Services, State of Iowa, September 28, 2012, p. 3-2, <http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/uploads/Improve_Iowans_Health_Status.pdf> accessed on March 22, 2013.
[32] “What’s Changing and When,” Healthcare.gov, <fhttp://www.healthcare.gov/law/timeline/> accessed on February 22, 2013.
[33] Huiskens.
[34] “Tracking the States Responses to Obamacare,” The Heritage Foundation, March 5, 2013, <http://www.heritage.org/multimedia/presentation/2013/state-responses-to-obamacare> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[35] “Merrill Matthews,” Biography, The Heartland Institute, March 14, 2013, <http://heartland.org/merrill-matthews> accessed on March 15, 2013.
[36] Matthews.
[37] Benjamin Domenich, “Remember: Free Money Is Not Free,” The Heartland Institute, March 11, 2013, <http://news.heartland.org/newspaper-article/2013/03/11/reminder-free-money-not-free> accessed on March 13, 2013.
[38] Becky Gillette, “Arkansas’ Proposed Medicaid Payment Changes Could Be Model for the Country,” Medical News of Arkansas, March 2013, <http://arkansasmedicalnews.com/arkansas-proposed-medicaid-payment-changes-could-be-model-for-the-country-cms-951> accessed on March 22, 2013.
[39] Jonathan Ingram, “Medicaid Expansion: We Already Know How the Story Ends,” Policy Brief #3, Foundation for Government Accountability, March 11, 2013, p. 4 < http://www.floridafga.org/wp-content/uploads/FINAL-Medicaid-Expansion-We-already-know-how-the-story-ends.pdf> accessed on March 23, 2013.
[40] Ibid., p. 5.
[41] Ibid., p. 7.
[42] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-2.
[43] Jennifer Vermeer, “Medical Assistance, Medical Contracts, IowaCare and HIPP,” Offer #401-HHS-003, 2013, <http://www.dhs.state.ia.us/docs/13-401-HHS-003-Medical_Assistance_Narrative.pdf> accessed on March 7, 2013.
[44] Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, MSIS for Medicaid spending 2009.
[45] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-29.
[46] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-3.
[47] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-5.
[48] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-7.
[49] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-8 and 3-9.
[50] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-37.
[51] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-38.
[52] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p. 3-40.
[53] Stacey T. Cyphert, “UI Health Care Update on Iowa Care,” University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, February 10, 2011, pp. 10, 13, and 17.
[54] Kaiser.
[55] Iowa Medical Society “Advocate,” November 16, 2012, p. 4, <http://www.iowamedical.org/documents/Legis/advocate/2012/IMS_Advocate_11_16_12.pdf> accessed on March 23, 2013.
[56] “Total DHS Clients Served,” Department of Human Services, State of Iowa, August 20, 2012, p. 2-1.
[57] “Financial Impact Review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as Amended by H.R. 4782, the Reconciliation Act of 2010, on the Iowa Medicaid Budget: Medicaid Expansion to 138% FPL,” Milliman, Inc., December 13, 2012, pp. 1-3.
[58] “Financial Impact Review of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act as Amended by H.R. 4782, the Reconciliation Act of 2010, on the Iowa Medicaid Budget,” Milliman, Inc., December 5, 2011, p. 2.
[59] “Iowa governor affirms no Medicaid expansion,” Associated Press, Modern Healthcare, February 24, 2013, <http://www.modernhealthcare.com/article/20130224/INFO/302229984#ixzz2OUO8okYq
?trk=tynt> accessed on March 21, 2013, and “Where Each State Stands on ACA’s Medicaid Expansion,” March 4, 2013, The Advisory Board Company, <http://www.advisory.com/Daily-Briefing/2012/11/09/MedicaidMap> accessed on March 14, 2013.
[60] “Improve Iowans Health Status,” p.3-2.
[61] “Iowa Governor Affirms No Medicaid Expansion,” Associated Press, February 24, 2013, published in Modern Healthcare, <http://www.modernhealthcare.com> accessed on March 25, 2013.
[62] Legislative Advocate, Iowa Medical Society, November 16, 2012, p. 3, <http://www.iowamedical.org/documents/Legis/advocate/2012/IMS_Advocate_11_16_12.pdf> accessed on March 23, 2013.
[63] “Statewide Health Initiatives,” Corridor Business Journal, January 7 – 13, 2013, p. 7.
[64] “State Exchange Profiles – Iowa,” Kaiser.

 

   

 

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