Medicaid (page 4)

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    Health care for the poor

    Keith Smith co-founded the Surgery Center of Oklahoma, which describes itself as a “free market-loving, price-displaying, state-of-the-art, AAAHC accredited, doctor owned, multispecialty surgical facility in central OK.” In a recent interview, Smith advised “not to consider the poor in the aggregate.” They are individuals; and I believe that individuals…
    Joseph Coletti, November 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on delays for N.C. Medicaid’s planned transition to managed care. John Hood’s Daily Journal questions the constitutionality of a new law that could delay payments to some Map Act victims.
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2019
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    JLF’s Jordan Roberts Shares Concerns Over Medicaid Expansion at Republican Speakers Forum

    On Monday, October 21, JLF’s Jordan Roberts spoke about healthcare at the Republican Speakers Forum. The Rhino Times reported on his appearance. The reporter, John Hammer, reported on the reasons Roberts rejects Medicaid expansion as America’s healthcare solution: Roberts explained that one of the reasons the Locke Foundation is opposed…
    Brenee Goforth, October 25, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online on insurance giant Aetna’s claim that N.C. regulators manipulated a Medicaid contracting process to ensure a win for Blue Cross N.C. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal argues that it’s time to end the political polarization surrounding school choice.
    Mitch Kokai, October 24, 2019
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    JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson Appear on NC SPIN!

    Last week, JLF’s Donna Martinez and CJ’s Rick Henderson were guests on NC SPIN!. The two discussed many topics in the round-table style show with fellow guests Chris Fitzsimon, Director of The Newsroom, and Former Attorney General Rufus Edmisten and with host Tom Campbell. On After SPIN!, the show after…
    Brenee Goforth, October 23, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that a lawsuit and lack of funding are not blocking North Carolina’s moved toward Medicaid managed care. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why states tend to do a better job of governing than the federal government does.
    Mitch Kokai, October 21, 2019
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    JLF’ Mitch Kokai Quoted in Winston-Salem Journal Story on Medicaid Expansion

    This week, JLF’s Mitch Kokai was quoted in a Winston-Salem Journal story on Medicaid expansion. The reporter, Richard Craver, writes: A federal oversight agency cautioned last week that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may not be properly monitoring administrative expenses related to its work requirement exemption for…
    Brenee Goforth, October 16, 2019
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    A Better Economy Could Be Causing Fewer Insured

    This week, JLF’s Jordan Roberts published a research brief on the recently released Census Bureau report on health insurance coverage in 2018. Roberts writes: The total number of individuals without health insurance increased from 2017 to 2018. Many media pundits and health scholars contend that these numbers are proof…
    Brenee Goforth, October 15, 2019