Why is it important to know what is happening at the state and national level in terms policy, funding, and legislation related to early childhood? 1. How do state and….
If you could design a new Medicaid program, what would be your primary decision-making goal?
1.What type of Medicaid reform, if any, do you support? Should Medicaid beneficiaries be treated like privately insured individuals, meaning increased cost-sharing requirements, fewer legal protections, and fewer guaranteed benefits than in the current Medicaid program? Is it fair to provide a more generous package of benefits to publicly insured individuals than most privately insured people receive? Can the country afford a more generous Medicaid program? Can it afford not to provide adequate health insurance and access to care for the poor and near poor? Is it best to let states experiment with new ideas? If you could design a new Medicaid program, what would be your primary decision-making goal?