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- Heartland Daily Podcast – Hamilton & Haskins: Give Medicaid Funds Directly to Patients - April 17, 2017
- Make GOP Plan’s Tax Credits Count for Direct-pay Patients and Doctors - March 16, 2017
- Escaping Obamacare Purgatory - March 8, 2017
As Heartland experts wrote about in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal in April 2017, giving Medicaid funds straight to patients would allow most of them to shop for the best value for the health care they receive. Many would buy private health insurance for the first time. Families could share Medicaid dollars, thus enabling family members to take care of each other.
WSJ op-ed authors Executive Editor Justin Haskins and Research Fellow Michael Hamilton joined Graphic Designer Donny Kendal in this special edition of the Health Care News Podcast. Read the entire Personal Health Care Safety Net Medicaid Fix, developed by Haskins, Hamilton, and Director of Research Sam Karnick, at Heartland.org.