Medicaid

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    John Trump reports for Carolina Journal Online on the new deal struck between feuding N.C. craft brewers and beer distributors. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal ponders ways to increase health insurance coverage in North Carolina without expanding Medicaid.
    Mitch Kokai, March 15, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello and Dan Way report for Carolina Journal Online on Gov. Roy Cooper’s state budget proposals. Marchello focuses on education items. Way targets Medicaid and tax-related issues. John Trump’s Daily Journal urges fixes for North Carolina’s system of alcohol regulation.
    Mitch Kokai, March 7, 2019
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    As expected, Gov. Cooper’s budget includes funding for Medicaid expansion

        As expected, Governor Cooper has included funding for Medicaid Expansion in his newly proposed recommended budget. FY 2019 would require a total of $2.1 billion in funding while the number almost doubles in FY 2020 totaling nearly $4.2 billion. 90% of Medicaid expansion costs are paid for…
    Jordan Roberts, March 6, 2019
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    JLF Research Brief: Medicaid Expansion and Health Care Costs: Lessons From Colorado

    John Locke Foundation’s Health Care Policy Analyst Jordan Roberts writes: Gov. Roy Cooper and Medicaid expansion supporters agree that the amount of uncompensated care is what is driving skyrocketing hospital prices. But is that accurate? Let’s consider the relationship between the cost of care and health insurance. Many variables determine…
    Anna Manning, March 6, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new warning related to the costs of Medicaid managed care in North Carolina. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal explains how the proposed Green New Deal would pave the way toward a Venezuela-size catastrophe.
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on lawmakers’ concerns about managed-care companies selected to run North Carolina’s Medicaid program. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains how forums are addressing the notion of a rural/urban divide in North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    With 2020 primary elections moved up from May to March, candidates are already lining up for key N.C. statewide elections. Rick Henderson analyzes early candidate filings for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts explains why Medicaid expansion still represents a bad deal for North…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that the state treasurer believes N.C. government doesn’t have enough debt capacity to build all road projects promised in a 2018 bond package. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal questions the costs of expanding Medicaid in North Carolina.  …
    Mitch Kokai, February 7, 2019