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Obamacare Sends Sick Children Into the Streets!

According to the New York Times... the Democrats' own liberal beacon... Because of the new health care law, Arizona lawmakers cannot maintain insurance coverage for 350,000 children and adults. As Conservative analysts and Republicans predicted, IT GETS WORSE:

Louisiana officials say a reduction in federal money to hospitals that treat the uninsured under the bill could be a death knell for their state-run charity hospital system.

In California, policymakers estimate they will have to come up with an additional $500 million a year to make necessary increases in payments to Medicaid providers.

Across the country, state officials are wading through the minutiae of the health care overhaul to understand just how their governments will be affected. Even with much still to be digested, it is clear the law may be as much of a burden to some state budgets as it is a boon to uninsured consumers.

States with the largest uninsured populations, like Texas and California, might be considered by its backers the biggest winners to emerge from the law, because so many additional residents will have access to health insurance. But because those states are being required to significantly expand their Medicaid programs, they are precisely the ones that will face the biggest financial strains, in many cases magnified by existing budget shortfalls.

While Hopey-Changey runs amok over the country, ruining lives now and well into the future,

READ THE BEGINNING HORRORS of OBAMACARE AS THE CARNAGE JUST BEGINS...

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/27/health/policy/27impact.html



Posted at 5:03pm on March 27, 2010 by Rick Jensen

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