Daily News reports on Medicaid study, Beshear’s claims that managed-care deals are near

The Bowling Green Daily News reported on the Bluegrass Institute’s recently released study warning that Kentucky’s Medicaid program is facing a crisis and needs reform. The study, authored by University of Kentucky economics professor John Garen, offers both an evaluation of the impact that Medicaid’s explosive growth has had on the nation and on Kentucky,…

Bluegrass Beacon: Medicaid needs a strong dose of competition

Medicaid is on an unsustainable path towards fiscal disaster, putting Kentucky’s most vulnerable citizens at risk. Today, two out of three children on Medicaid are denied appointments with specialists, compared to only one in 10 privately-insured children. Without essential, sweeping reform, Medicaid will continue wasting Kentucky’s resources on a grossly over-expanded enrollee base while failing…