All Posts Tagged With: "republican governors"
On Thursday, before the Supreme Court ruled on the healthcare law, the majority of people believed the court would strike it down. Governors said they would put off action of the Affordable Care Act until after the Court’s ruling. Now the governors must hope Mitt Romney is elected President and repeals the law. Five GOP [...]
The Republican governors and lawmakers have stated that the health reform bill will cost more for the states. Republican Governors Gary Herbert of Utah and Haley Barbour of Mississippi have testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee that the expansion of the Medicaid will be costly to the individual states. They added that states [...]
The Republican Governors stated that their states’ budget will balloon once the new Medicaid will take effect. They want more control of their state budgets and the power to change coverage and payment policies. President Obama has initially turned down the Republican Governors’ proposal but he might want to reconsider it if he wants to [...]
The annual National Governors Association meeting is usually a nonpartisan event but this year will be different. Traditionally the meeting is an opportunity for the chief executives of each state to work out problems and forget about party membership for a while. But things changed in recent years. In 2009 the Republican governors used the [...]
Twenty-one Republican governors ask the federal government to run the exchanges where the residents can buy medical insurance in 2014 under the new health-care law. The request letter was sent to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The Republicans say they don’t mind running the exchanges as long as they can set the benefit [...]