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Is This Why Senate Dems Don’t Want to Vote on Obamacare; AP: MO. Medicaid Spending Projected to Rise

January 24th, 2011 by mopns · No Comments

More sobering reality for Obamacare fans. Weren’t we promised that the healthcare cost curve would be heading down now that we have socialized medicine?

AP:

Missouri‘s Medicaid budget is likely to rise by hundreds of millions of dollars next year. But state officials say there is little they can do about it….

But much of Missouri’s Medicaid spending is considered mandatory, if the state wants to continue receiving federal money for the program. Read more…

Related:

Cato: New Cato Study: ObamaCare’s Medicaid Mandate Imposes Staggering Costs on States

Rasmussen Reports: 53% Favor Health Care Repeal, But Voters Worry Less About Being Forced To Change Coverage

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