Happy birthday, RomneyCare!

This week marks five years since then-Gov. Mitt Romney signed “RomneyCare” into law in Massachusetts. That legislation provides a sober reminder that state policy that assaults freedom can give rise to federal policy that assaults freedom. Here’s a video I produced last year with the help of the Cato Institute’s David Boaz and Michael Cannon…

Is this really transparency?

The Bluegrass Institute recently sent an open records request to the Office of the Governor. You can view the full request here.  In brief, the request was meant to obtain “detailed plans, analysis, projections and summaries with supporting documentation…” that the administration had that led it to claim that the Medicaid budget would break even…

Now it’s time to manage?

Now that the special session has ended, the governor and the Health and Family Services secretary have begun their work to move all Medicaid enrollees to managed care in the commonwealth. Yesterday, CHFS Secretary Janie Miller released a statement announcing that her cabinet had issued a request for proposal (RFP) seeking proposals from managed care…