Medicaid (page 5)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on the impact of Medicaid waiting lists for disability services. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why North Carolina should change the way it pays teachers.
    Mitch Kokai, September 30, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on Harry Smith’s resignation as UNC System board chairman. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why policymakers should insist on work requirements in connection with any expansion of Medicaid.
    Mitch Kokai, September 25, 2019
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    CJ Reports: How long can Medicaid expansion last?

    This week, Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak reported on this question: “How sustainable is the Medicaid program, really?” Some lawmakers believe, since the federal government covers so much of the bill, Medicaid expansion is a no-brainer, but that may not be true. Havlak writes: “Read my lips: There is no state funding.
    Brenee Goforth, September 24, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on debate surrounding Medicaid expansion’s costs. John Hood’s Daily Journal focuses on the costs of uncertain economic policy.
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online on Medicaid expansion’s impact in Ohio. The Daily Journal highlights one high-profile N.C. classical liberal who emphasizes the importance of freedom.
    Mitch Kokai, September 19, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Juli Havlak reports for Carolina Journal Online that the N.C. House’s budget veto override could have implications for Medicaid expansion. John Hood’s Daily Journal analyzes the “tragedy of errors” linked to last week’s surprise House vote to overrde Gov. Roy Cooper’s budget veto.
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2019
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    Taking More Federal Funds Could Mean Losing the Freedom to Determine N.C.’s Future

    This week, JLF’s Joe Coletti published a research brief on the dwindling ability of government decision-makers to choose the direction in which their state will go. Coletti writes: Governors and state legislators have given away much of their ability to make policy over the last 30 years. Even as state…
    Brenee Goforth, September 13, 2019
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    CJ Reports: Stunning veto override could put Medicaid transformation back on track

    Wednesday morning, the N.C. House held a surprise vote and overrode the governor’s veto on the budget. That move, if the Senate follows suit, would provide the funding needed to transition North Carolina’s Medicaid population to managed care. Carolina Journal’s Julie Havlak explains: House Bill 555, Medicaid Transformation Implementation,…
    Brenee Goforth, September 12, 2019