Expanding Kentucky’s Medicaid coverage in 2014 changed life for 430,000 Kentuckians who gained preventive care, potentially saving lives, and easing costly emergency room overcrowding. Now, the Kentucky HEALTH plan is looking to change how that program works.
Contrary to K.A. Owens’ recent commentary suggesting Gov. Matt Bevin’s request for a Medicaid waiver is misguided and harmful, I contend that former Gov. Steve Beshear’s expansion of Medicaid was temporarily helpful but greatly misguided.
Over the last few decades, anti-choice operatives have advocated for laws that choke off abortion access with new clinical, procedural and physician rules to deny women their constitutional right to control their reproductive health.
The 2016 election is the most important in many years. The next president will make at least three Supreme Court appointments and thus affect the direction of the country for the foreseeable future. This is why the last person the Democrats should be considering is Hillary Clinton.