A Medicaid Reform Bill Worth Consideration

Yesterday in the NC Senate legislation was filed to add a work requirement for Medicaid recipients, a necessary step in any worthwhile policy changes to Medicaid. Senate Bill 387 would require a minimum of 20 hours of “community engagement” a week for able-bodied Medicaid recipients, which includes both working or taking classes. While Medicaid Expansionists clamor to add more able-bodied … Read More

First Term Legislator Kills Medicaid Expansion

After all of the lines drawn in the sand by those favoring expansion, what brought about the unexpected end of Medicaid expansion in 2019-20 was the rushed judgment of a first-term legislator, Sen. Kirk deViere. For those of you who missed the action on the Senate floor, while presumably acting either on bad advice or on no advice, Sen. deViere … Read More