A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
The Wichita (Kansas) Eagle:
Heed Voters On Medicaid Expansion
The August primary already is having a positive impact: The Legislature is expected to hold hearings and vote next session on Medicaid expansion – and it could pass. It remains to be seen whether Gov. Sam Brownback will loosen his opposition to expansion – or whether the loss of more of his allies in the Nov. 8 general election is needed to help change his priorities. (10/16)
Winston-Salem (N.C.) Journal:
The Most Compelling Evidence Yet For Medicaid Expansion
One of the biggest ongoing scandals in North Carolina is that several hundred thousand people live every day without health insurance because Gov. Pat McCrory and legislative leaders have refused to follow the lead of 31 other states and expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. … Studies from the N.C. Institute of Medicine and other …
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