Good explanation of NC Senate misguided reform of Medicaid from Progressive Voices.
Legislators have set some laudable goals for reforming the state’s Medicaid system. Medicaid, as a reminder, is a health insurance program that primarily covers children, pregnant women, people with disabilities, and low-income seniors. Like all large organizations, especially those in the world of insurance, Medicaid in North Carolina could stand some modernizing. Policymakers say they want to create a well-integrated structure for patients and providers while delivering accountability and predictability to taxpayers and budget writers.
That is the rhetoric. Read more