Medicaid (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online that a recent audit could hasten cost-cutting reforms in North Carolina’s Medicaid program. John Hood’s Daily Journal notes that school choice now sits squarely in the mainstream of public policy.
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a state public hearing targeting Medicaid reform. Jon Sanders’ Daily Journal spells out key factors in North Carolina’s debate over occupational licensing reform.
    Mitch Kokai, April 5, 2016
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    Barron’s editorial page editor highlights a Medicaid funding problem

    Thomas Donlan of Barron’s devotes his latest editorial commentary to a built-in flaw in Medicaid’s funding model. No player can win at the street game of three-card monte because the card the mark is looking for isn’t there at all. The card sharp running…
    Mitch Kokai, March 21, 2016
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Next month’s primary election marks the first time that voters will be required to bring photo identification to the polls. But some critics of voter ID have been sending mixed messages about the new requirement. Rick Henderson discusses the controversy during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio.
    Mitch Kokai, February 19, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features a conversation with Wingate University economist Peter Frank about his goals for the Free Enterprise Now curriculum. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why a recent poll should have shared more facts with respondents about the pros and cons…
    Mitch Kokai, January 29, 2016
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    Medicaid expansion still a bad deal

    John Daniel Davidson explains for National Review Online readers why Medicaid expansion remains a bad idea for the states who have not yet taken the Obama administration’s bait. The offer, which Obama will include as a legislative proposal in his 2017 budget, is that…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2016
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on direct primary care’s potential benefits for state workers and the Medicaid program. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal explains why Halifax County Schools could benefit from conservative reforms.
    Mitch Kokai, January 5, 2016
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    New data shows states that expand Medicaid spend more than states that don’t

    A Kaiser report shows that state’s that expanded Medicaid have spent more on the program than states that didn’t. Medicaid spending soared nearly 14 percent last year—its biggest annual increase in at least two decades—as a result of millions of newly eligible low-income enrollees signing up under the Affordable Care…
    Sarah Curry, October 22, 2015