• John Locke Update

    The Costs of Medicaid Expansion

    posted May 21, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Elected officials in North Carolina have debated Medicaid expansion for years. The question at hand is whether to accept a generous matching rate from the federal government to add roughly…
  • John Locke Update

    Update on Association Health Plans

    posted May 9, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    What are association health plans? Association health plans (AHP) are group health insurance plans sold through a business or trade association to its employer members. These plans have been…
  • John Locke Update

    Evaluating N.C.’s Medicaid Expansion Proposals

    posted April 25, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    During the 2019 legislative session, lawmakers have introduced three bills that would expand the state’s Medicaid program. Senate Bill 3 and House Bill 5, Democratic proposals with the support of…
  • John Locke Update

    Evaluating N.C.’s Proposed Small Business Health Care Act

    posted February 21, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    The newly elected members of the North Carolina General Assembly have hit the ground running in the legislative session. As such, a significant piece of health care legislation was introduced…
  • John Locke Update

    State Legislative Priorities: Association Health Plans

    posted February 7, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Given the legislative logjams created by a divided federal government, it’s safe to say that the chances of major health care reform in Congress are very low. Fortunately, the states…
  • John Locke Update

    The Case Against Medicaid Expansion

    posted January 24, 2019 by Jordan Roberts
    Expanding Medicaid is a temporary, albeit insufficient, fix for the problems of high costs in the health care system. As a state, we should reject a program that has long…

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