Louisiana Health Care

April 27, 2017

Making a bad bill even worse

The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as early as Friday on the latest version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA). The latest changes to the bill do nothing to remedy its most harmful consequences: An estimated 24 million fewer people with health insurance, hundreds of billions of dollars in cuts to the Medicaid program and higher out-of-pocket costs for people who buy policies in the individual insurance marketplace.… Read more...

March 22, 2017

Policy Brief: AHCA is a Bad Deal for Louisiana

The Republican plan to replace the federal Affordable Care Act would shift billions of dollars in Medicaid costs from the federal government to the state - and would reduce the tax credit for people who buy coverage through the federal marketplace by an average of $3,013.
March 24, 2015

Low cigarette taxes cost everyone

A large part of the costs of smoking in Louisiana are paid by people who don’t smoke.
March 23, 2015

Monday, March 23, 2015

The “roots of the structural deficit”; Property taxes could rise under Jindal plan; Steve Scalise is proud of film giveaways and; Budget “uncertainties” worry health providers