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Why is Massachusetts, of all places, requesting waivers from the ACA/Obamacare?

(Very good question. – promoted by Rob “EaBo Clipper” Eno) The Obama administration’s recent decision to postpone enforcement of the employer mandate, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the House’s recent vote to delay both the employer mandate and the individual mandate (with 35 Democrats joining most Republicans in supporting delay of the employer mandate, and…

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Bush administration delivers for Deval and Massachusetts

Let’s see how Morrissey Blvd. handles this “Bush- comes-to-Deval’s rescue” story. BOSTON-Massachusetts has reached an agreement with the federal government on a three-year extension of a Medicaid waiver needed to provide critical funding for the state’s landmark health care law. Gov. Deval Patrick said Tuesday the agreement secures billions of dollars more in spending authority for the state over the…

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