In the Charlotte Observer today I lay out the case for real Medicaid reform in NC that saves money and improves care for everyone. Not privatization, but a expanding our already successful public/private partnership:
Gov. Pat McCrory has proposed radical privatization for North Carolina’s award-winning Community Care Medicaid program by selling off segments of Medicaid to private health insurers. Aside from McCrory’s dubious rationale , many people are confused as to why he would propose this change on the same day North Carolina’s conservative U.S. Sen. Richard Burr gave a national award  to N.C. Medicaid for significantly lowering costs while delivering extremely high-quality care. Read more here .