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Health Care
November 6, 2019
Tennessee Draft of Medicaid Block Grant Proposal
Tennessee is proposing to convert the federal share of its Medicaid funding into a block grant. This is the draft proposal, "Amendment 42" of the TennCare II Demonstration
October 29, 2019
IRS Draft Regulations: Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds
Notice of proposed rule-making and public hearing (postponed to Feb. 14, 2019)
Government Spending
September 16, 2019
The State of Homelessness in America
Over half a million people go homeless on a single night in the United States.
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July 15, 2019
Wyoming County School District Letter to Parents with Unpaid Lunch Bills
Letter suggests "the result may be your child being removed from your home and placed in foster care."
Constitutional Reform
July 5, 2019
States Should Celebrate Independence Day by Reclaiming Their Sovereignty
The Heartland Institute wishes you all the best this Fourth of July and we urge state lawmakers to use Article V of the Constitution to rein in Washington D.C.
Health Care
June 26, 2019
The Arizona Medicaid Expansion Experience
The study debunks the idea that employer insurance plans are subsidizing the uninsured through cost shifting.

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Government Spending
May 17, 2019
By Arianna Wilkerson
New report reveals that major cities' finances are deeper in the red than previously thought. High spending and high taxes continue to drive businesses and residents out of these cities, and the debt time bomb ticks on.
April 29, 2019
Recently elected Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer wrote a letter to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma claiming reporting requirements under the state’s Medicaid work rule could “take away health insurance from pe
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
During the 2019 session, the Washington State legislature again declined to pass a bill imposing single-payer health insurance on the state.
April 29, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
California lawmakers missed the deadline to implement a universal, government-run health insurance program in the Golden State this year.
April 29, 2019
Ohio has become the eighth state to receive federal approval to implement a work requirement for its expanded Medicaid program.
April 29, 2019
By Christopher Talgo
A new report estimates a single-payer health care system in the United States would cost between $54.6 and $60.7 trillion over the first 10 years.
April 24, 2019
By AnneMarie Schieber
Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt requested an audit of the state’s Medicaid program to determine whether enrollees meet federal eligibility requirements.
April 24, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
Virginia lawmakers failed to push through a bill to create a Medicaid oversight office after faulty forecasting resulted in a $462.5 million Medicaid shortfall over two years.
April 24, 2019
The study shows how the cost of welfare fraud and abuse is substantial.
April 24, 2019
The paper discusses how value questions need to be answered in determining a price tag for Medicare for All.