Medicaid (page 6)

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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the N.C. legislative debate surrounding redrawing election maps. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal explains why Indiana’s Medicaid expansion should not serve as a model for North Carolina.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2019
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    Refunding the surplus?

    My commentary yesterday on the possibility of refunding some or all of the surplus to people has generated some discussion, thanks in part to a simpler version on this blog and to comments on Twitter. A couple suggestions seemed worth pursuing. First, refunding money to taxpayers using the…
    Joseph Coletti, August 15, 2019
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    House Democrats close budget chapter

    House Democrats effectively shut the door on a veto override, and with it a new budget agreement for the fiscal year, yesterday. All but four of them signed a commitment letter to uphold Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto. Unless three more decommit or are not present, Republicans will be short of…
    Joseph Coletti, August 8, 2019
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Comments on Budget Impasse for Winston-Salem Journal

    Richard Craver of the Winston-Salem Journal reported a story on the current budget impasse earlier this week. His piece focused on the stalemate between the governor and the legislature. Craver writes: Both sides have tried to put the onus on the other for the impasse that’s delaying, among several things,…
    Brenee Goforth, August 7, 2019
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    New research from Duke University scholars raises serious questions about Medicaid. The research has been published as policymakers continue to debate about Medicaid expansion. Jordan Roberts analyzes the latest information during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jon Sanders highlights the latest evidence critiquing government film…
    Mitch Kokai, August 2, 2019
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    Roberts’ Research Brief: Is Medicaid Properly Helping Those in the Shadows?

    This week, JLF’s Health Care Policy Analyst Jordan Roberts published a research brief. His brief focused on a new study published in the Annals of Health Law and Life Sciences from researchers at Duke University. According to Roberts: Using case studies and statistical analyses, the researchers wanted to answer three questions: How are…
    Brenee Goforth, July 24, 2019
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    Is the Budget Impasse Really a Big Deal?

    JLF Senior Fellow Joe Coletti recently put out a brief on the current budget impasse. Coletti emphasizes that, unlike past budget discrepancies, the budget impasse is not an immediate crisis. While it is important to pass a new budget, North Carolina is not going to be devastated if it does…
    Brenee Goforth, July 24, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the debate over smokable hemp and the N.C. farm bill. Jordan Roberts’ Daily Journal highlights new research from Duke scholars that raises serious questions about Medicaid.
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2019