Medicaid (page 2)

  • Post

    A defense of the Senate health care bill

    Avik Roy explains at National Review Online why he disagrees with that publication’s editors about the importance of approving key pieces of the Senate health care reform plan. National Review’s editors—great Americans all—believe that “it will be difficult to mourn the loss” of the Senate health care bill,…
    Mitch Kokai, July 5, 2017
  • Post

    Forbes has message for Medicaid expansion advocates

    The latest issue of Forbes magazine features Steve Forbes‘ take on Medicaid reform. A BIG STUMBLING BLOCK to getting a health care reform bill through the Senate (the House of Representatives passed one in May) is Medicaid. This is surprising, given that the program is probably the worst-designed…
    Mitch Kokai, June 26, 2017
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Senate measure linked to ongoing state Medicaid reforms. The latest Carolina Journal Online parody explains how the solar energy industry is moving forward with new partnerships with vineyards. (Remember, it’s a parody.) Katherine Restrepo’s Daily Journal explains why…
    Mitch Kokai, June 16, 2017
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a statewide tour designed to boost support for Medicaid expansion. John Hood’s Daily Journal highlights a new breakdown of N.C. political preferences.
    Mitch Kokai, May 3, 2017
  • Post

    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The N.C. House has approved a measure to limit damages linked to nuisance lawsuits targeting hog farms. But a key amendment would prevent the new law from protecting major hog producer Smithfield Foods against hundreds of existing legal cases. Rick Henderson analyzes the legislation for the next edition of…
    Mitch Kokai, April 21, 2017
  • Post

    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that a Medicaid expansion plan in the N.C. House is getting a chilly reception. Rick Henderson’s Daily Journal rejects the silly notion of treating unaffiliated voters as if they’re members of a third major political party.
    Mitch Kokai, April 13, 2017
  • Post

    JLF’s Becki Gray responds to House Medicaid expansion bill

    The John Locke Foundation is raising concerns about House Bill 662, a Medicaid expansion plan that carries the name “Carolina Cares.” Senior Vice President Becki Gray discusses her concerns in the video clip below.
    Mitch Kokai, April 10, 2017
  • Post

    JLF health care expert pans impact of ‘Obamacare Lite’ on N.C. Medicaid expansion

    Katherine Restrepo’s latest Forbes column explains why the proposed American Health Care Act could lead to some bad results for North Carolina taxpayers. … [T]he intraparty divide over how health reform should take shape remains intense, especially when it comes to restructuring Medicaid, the health insurance…
    Mitch Kokai, March 10, 2017