Medicaid Reform In North Carolina
About 1.5 million North Carolinians rely on Medicaid for health care. It's a massive program that costs the state about $36 million a day. And it may be about to change dramatically. Governor Pat McCrory is pushing for an overhaul that some say would privatize the program. We'll examine what's working in the current model – what's not – and what the overhaul would mean for North Carolina, when Charlotte Talks.
Bill Brandon - Professor of Political Science and Metrolina Medical Foundation Distinguished Professor of Public Policy on Health at UNC Charlotte
Jonathan Ingram - Jonathan Ingram is the Director of Research at the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA)
Carol Steckel - North Carolina Medicaid Director, Department of Health and Human Services/Division of Medical Services (Medicaid)