Study: AR taxpayers ‘on the hook’ for millions in Medicaid cost overruns

By Nic Horton | The Arkanas Project

Our guest article yesterday from Rep. Joe Farrer revealed the unanticipated costs to Arkansas taxpayers of the Obamacare-Medicaid “private” option. In short, the program is already pricier than promised — and, despite promises that it would cost state taxpayers “nothing” in the first three years, the impact looks like it’s about to blow a hole in the state budget.

Jonathan Ingram of the Foundation for Government Accountability has released a new paper that outlines the budgetary problems Arkansas is facing due to the latest set of broken promises about the “private” option.

at The Arkansas Project.

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