MacIver News Minute: Don’t Fall For “Free” Federal Medicaid Money Scheme

May 30, 2019

The phrase “Ponzi Scheme” is already taken, but taxpayers could be forgiven for thinking the federal government’s “free” Medicaid money pledge is a pyramid scheme in the making. Free money skeptics have plenty of reasons to think it’s only a matter of time before the federal government backs off its promises to continue offering a more generous match rate for states that accept Medicaid expansion cash and leave states holding the very expensive bag.

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