"Medicaid Expansion: Bad Policy by Any Name"byByron Schlomachcritiques a plan put forth by the Oklahoma Health Care Authority that effectively expands Medicaid under the federal Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare.

The biggest health care issue for most states, given its impact on their budgets, is Medicaid. This federal program, created in 1965, is mostly funded by the federal government. States administer it subject to certain federal constraints and mandates. State participation in the program is optional, but every state participates. The last state to join was Arizona, in 1982.

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