Medicaid (page 9)

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    Why Medicaid expansion is the wrong choice for NC…

    Today’s Shaftesbury speaker is J. Scott Moody, the CEO from State Budget Solutions.  In his presentation, he will reveal the results of his organization’s study of North Carolina’s economy and the ramifications we can expect should North Carolina’s policymakers choose to expand Medicaid under “Obamacare,” as some have…
    Sarah Curry, March 23, 2015
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    High-Risk Federal Programs Report

    The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an update to its list of high-risk federal program areas, which is updated every two years. The Medicaid program remains on GAO’s list of designated high-risk programs, primarily due to its size and the variability of program structures from state to state. GAO…
    Sarah Curry, March 19, 2015
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolinians are still a year away from their first trip to the ballot box in high-profile 2016 election races, but Rick Henderson analyzes the latest polling data and election-related developments for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Terry Stoops discusses the N.C. Supreme Court’s recent hearing…
    Mitch Kokai, March 6, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on N.C. legislators’ cost concerns surrounding efforts to track Medicaid eligibility. John Hood’s Daily Journal recommends a balanced media diet.
    Mitch Kokai, March 4, 2015
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    Health insurance vs. health care access

    The Washington Examiner‘s editorial staff offers a useful reminder about the difference between access to Obamacare and access to health care. With the administration declaring victory because the law is now subsidizing health insurance for millions of Americans, it’s a good opportunity for a reminder that…
    Mitch Kokai, February 18, 2015
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    State Medicaid Directors Send Memo to Congress about CHIP

    Last week, the National Association of Medicaid Directors (NAMD) sent a memo to staff of congressional leadership about plans to extend the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).  The memo provides comments from the NAMD staff regarding provisions of the CHIP Extension and Improvement Act, (H.R. 5364) as introduced in…
    Sarah Curry, February 17, 2015
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online an expert’s assessment that North Carolina needs a better way to keep track of its Medicaid rolls. John Hood’s Daily Journal examines recent poll results for Gov. Pat McCrory and the Republican-led N.C. General Assembly.
    Mitch Kokai, February 16, 2015
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Now that Gov. Pat McCrory has delivered his second State of the State address, lawmakers and public policy advocates are weighing the merits of the governor’s proposals. Rick Henderson analyzes McCrory’s remarks for the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jenna Robinson shares her priorities as the new…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2015