Medicaid (page 2)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a federal court order blocking Gov. Roy Cooper’s controversial Medicaid expansion plan. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why it’s important for the state government to prevent local governments from abusing their residents’ rights.
    Mitch Kokai, January 16, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online on reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court order blocking special 2017 legislative elections for North Carolina. Dan Way reports on expert assessments that Gov. Roy Cooper’s Medicaid expansion plan is “unprecedented” and “illegal.” John Hood’s Daily Journal…
    Mitch Kokai, January 11, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert critiques of a recent study that labeled North Carolina’s electoral practices worse than those in authoritarian nations such as Cuba and North Korea. John Hood’s Daily Journal labels Gov. Roy Cooper’s unilateral push for Medicaid expansion a…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2017
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina government agencies are seeing significant changes, thanks to legislation the General Assembly approved in December. Becki Gray explains in the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio how that legislation affects new Gov. Roy Cooper and state employees who have overseen elections, ethics, and lobbying. Rick Henderson…
    Mitch Kokai, January 6, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that N.C. hospitals have not signed on to Gov. Roy Cooper’s controversial Medicaid expansion plan. John Trump’s Daily Journal explains why Cooper’s plan is unlikely to succeed.
    Mitch Kokai, January 5, 2017
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    Cooper to defy state law, seek Medicaid expansion linked to Obamacare

    As Congress prepares today to repeal and replace Obamacare, North Carolina’s new governor is defying a 2013 state law in pursuit of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. Gov. Roy Cooper told a business forum today that he’s seeking a federal government amendment of the state’s Medicaid plan. Cooper’s plan would go against…
    Mitch Kokai, January 4, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on an oversight group’s finding that North Carolina’s Medicaid program does a poor job detecting waste. John Hood’s Daily Journal outlines three ways Roy Cooper might approach his job as North Carolina’s new governor.
    Mitch Kokai, December 7, 2016
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    Medicaid fraud exposed

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online devotes his latest column to Medicaid fraud, a practice he describes as “a breathtaking campaign of thievery.” There are no permanent victories in politics, however, and the deficit is expected to creep up this year, and then to…
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2016