Sen Josh Stein: NC should take federal $ to expand Medicaid health coverage

NC Senator Josh Stein (D-Wake) makes a persuasive case in the NC Senate this afternoon as to why NC should follow the lead of many other states and take federal money to expand Medicaid:

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2 Comments

  1. Doug

    February 27, 2013 at 10:19 am

    So that we can do this with the dollars?:

    http://www.wral.com/suspended-raleigh-business-changes-name-keeps-collecting-medicaid/12155050/

    Yes, let’s expand a program that has this situation happening, and is the main cause of the deficits we have at the state level. That really makes sense in the real world.

  2. gregflynn

    February 27, 2013 at 11:18 am

    In the real world fraud is abundant. It tends to be more visible in the public sector. When a private entity defrauds a public entity it’s so much easier for political couch potatoes to blame the victim, and let real people die, than to question the behavior of the magical unicorns of the free market.