Maryland Governor Selects Obamacare Critic To Lead State’s Health Care Commission
Robert E. Moffit is a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation who advocates for full repeal of the Affordable Care Act. He has been on the Maryland panel commission since 2015.
The Washington Post:
Hogan Taps Obamacare Critic To Lead Maryland Health Panel
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Tuesday appointed a leading critic of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act to chair the state’s health-care commission, drawing immediate criticism from Democrats. Robert E. Moffit has served as a member of the commission, which oversees hospitals and health care in the state, since 2015. A senior fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation, he has called for a full repeal of the federal health-care law, promoted Medicare vouchers and applauded the controversial health-care bill that House Republicans passed last week. (Hicks, 5/9)
The Baltimore Sun:
Obamacare Critic To Head State Health Care Commission
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Robert Emmet Moffit, a critic of Obamacare who has called for the repeal of the health care law, to chair the Maryland Health Care Commission. Moffit is a senior fellow at the Center for Health Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation, the conservative think tank in Washington. In February, he wrote a paper for the foundation calling Obamacare "a proven policy failure" and urged the administration of President Donald Trump and Congress to "completely repeal" it. (McDaniels, 5/9)