Tag: Medicaid

After SPIN! Video – “Where does Medicaid reform stand?”

| May 24, 2017 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! “Question to Leo and Rufus – In 2015 North Carolina set in motion Medicaid reform measures that transform our 14 billion dollar program from fee for services to a managed care model. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen launched a statewide tour to solicit opinions from local government officials, doctors […]

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State Auditor find lavish spending by Medicaid provider, eroding public trust

| May 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Jason Debruyn The CEO of Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions, a company that accepts hundreds of millions of dollars in state and federal Medicaid money to pay for the care of mental and behavioral health patients in North Carolina, was overpaid by $1.2 million, and the company’s executives and board of directors enjoyed retreats, chartered […]

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NC SPIN episode # 876 – Air Date 8/16/15

| August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Watch this week’s NC SPIN online! Topics: Progress But Still No Budget, Medicaid Reform, The Constitution and TABOR #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow. Panelists: Gene Arnold, Former Legislator Chris Fitzsimon, Director, NC Policy Watch John Hood, Syndicated Columnist Howard Lee, Former Senator Tom Campbell, Moderator

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NC SPIN episode # 857 – Air Date 4/5/15

| April 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

On this week’s NC SPIN: Tax Reform, Religious Freedom or freedom to discriminate?, More Medicaid measures and #TellUsSomethingWeDontKnow Panelists: Brad Crone, Political Consultant Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch Becki Gray, Columnist, Carolina Journal John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Tom Campbell, Moderator

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NC SPIN episode # 847 – Air Date 1/25/15

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Topics:  Ross out as UNC President, A Medicaid board?, Food and fiber for North Carolina and the world, Tell us something we don’t know Panelists: Chris Fitzsimon, Director of NC Policy Watch John Hood, President, The John Locke Foundation Peg O’Connell, Political Consultant Doug Raymond, Political Consultant Tom Campbell, Moderator

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After SPIN! Video – 11/2/14 – “Should Medicaid remain under DHHS?”

| November 4, 2014 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video – 11/2/14 – Question to Chris – “This week a legislative committee heard recommendations that Medicaid remain under the Department of Health and Human Services but be governed by a separate board. What’s your reaction to that suggestion?”

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After SPIN! Video – 10/26/14 – “What Didn’t You Get To Say?”

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from October 26th program: In this video our panelists discuss what they didn’t get to say on last weeks show.

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After SPIN! 09/28/14 – “Will Partnerships Make Rural Hospitals Less Viable?”

| October 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

After SPIN! Video – 09/28/14 – Question to Tom Lamprecht: “We learned just recently that three large independent hospital chains would join together to combine purchasing and standardize procedures. They include Vidant Health in Greenville, Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem and Wake Med in Raleigh. Does it bother you that this might be the […]

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After SPIN! 09/21/14 – “Did Medicaid End the Year in the Black?”

| September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video 09/21/14 – Question to Connie Wilson: “Secretary Aldona Wos and the Department of Health and Human Services appeared before the Joint Governmental Operations Committee again and reported that Medicaid had $63 million in unspent funds as of year’s end but admitted that because of problems with NC Tracks they still don’t have […]

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After SPIN! 08/03/14 – “Capitation and Medicaid Reform”

| August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

After SPIN! Video from August 3 program: In this video Peg O’Connell speaks on Capitation and its importance on Medicaid Reform.

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