No, no, no, I reject both of the premises in Mr. Kinsman’s recent letter to The Citizen (“Obamacare may force your kids into welfare status”).
Firstly, using a government program like Medicaid or CHIP does not predispose one to accepting a “nanny state” environment.
There is nothing insidious in the use of government programs. We pay taxes and all of society benefits from the things we provide to each other with that money.
The parents who I know who use Medicaid or CHIP as their children’s health insurance provider are happy with the access it gives to the healthcare system. Read More»