Medicaid Reform

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    Medicaid Expansion Is A Public Choice Problem

    “Medicaid expansion is a public choice problem,” says JLF’s Jordan Roberts in a recent research brief. Expansion, he says, is a mix of uninformed and/or disengaged voters, self-interested politicians, and profit-maximizing special interests – the perfect formula for a public choice dilemma. Public choice problems arise when the gains of…
    Brenee Goforth, February 14, 2020
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    Gov. Cooper’s Medicaid Mess

    Later today, Governor Cooper will address the state to delay Medicaid transformation again. Initially slated for a November 2019 rollout, then pushed back to February of 2020, moving the Medicaid population into private management, has now been delayed indefinitely.  How did we get here? Let’s go…
    Jordan Roberts, November 20, 2019
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    What’s going on with Medicaid reform?

    Health Care Solutions Week: When legislators were wrapping up their session in August, they said they would be returning to have a special session about Medicaid reform.  However, when the General Assembly adjourned sine die on August 20, 2014, it signaled they would not…
    Sarah Curry, October 14, 2014