Short list of fixes left for Medicaid

Short list of fixes left for Medicaid

There are 4 comments on the Delaware Online story from Dec 15, 2011, titled Short list of fixes left for Medicaid. In it, Delaware Online reports that:

Fixing Medicaid in Delaware -- or just stopping the hemorrhage of money needed to meet the increasing demand -- will require something more than a 22-member commission could accomplish in five months of study and debate.

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Since: Nov 11

Chickamauga, GA

#1 Dec 15, 2011
Bottom line: no one wants to pay for health care but plenty of people make a living off of it. Guess the wrong 22 people were appointed to this commission if nothing could get accomplished. It sounds a lot like Obama's super committee that was supposed to fix the federal budget. I guess this is the new flavor of politics these days -- appoint a committee or commission that won't fix anything just so some politician can say he tried to fix the problem but it wasn't his fault nothing got done -- he can blame his committee or his commission (whichever).

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Since: Nov 11

Centreville, DE

#2 Dec 15, 2011
What I see as the sore point is that everyone knows it has to be reformed yet no one is ready to "Fall on the Sword" to reform it. So many who are screaming about cutting the deficit actually mean, cut everyone else's programs, don't take anything from me. Means testing would be one of the easiest ways to cut some expenses, just as long as those being means tested got at least the worth of they money they paid in back in some form. Personally just give me part A and let me take care of the rest myself. Me!

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Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#3 Dec 15, 2011
@TrueBlueHen, "It sounds a lot like Obama's super committee that was supposed to fix the federal budget." Or maybe it was the fault of President Obama's all-American faith in our divided-government system ; a robust belief that if you appoint a truly ,bi-partisan committee made up of half Republicans and half Democrats they could set aside their partisan differences and reach an agreement to cut 1.8 trillion dollars of unnecessary 'pork' from the national budget. President Obama is too much of an American patriot

Since: Nov 11

Wilmington

#4 Dec 15, 2011
frontporchreactionary wrote:
@TrueBlueHen, "It sounds a lot like Obama's super committee that was supposed to fix the federal budget." Or maybe it was the fault of President Obama's all-American faith in our divided-government system ; a robust belief that if you appoint a truly ,bi-partisan committee made up of half Republicans and half Democrats they could set aside their partisan differences and reach an agreement to cut 1.8 trillion dollars of unnecessary 'pork' from the national budget. President Obama is too much of an American patriot
You're kidding right?

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