Gov. Matt Bevin, right, unveiled details of his plan to overhaul Medicaid at a news conference in Frankfort. On the left is Mark D. Birdwhistell, a former Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, who assembled a team of experts to assist in the drafting of a Medicaid waiver. Bevin said his plan, which he says will save taxpayers $2.2 billion over the next 5 years, focuses on creating better health outcomes and personal responsibility for participants, and sustainability for the costly health insurance program that serves the poor and disabled.
Gov. Matt Bevin, right, unveiled details of his plan to overhaul Medicaid at a news conference in Frankfort. On the left is Mark D. Birdwhistell, a former Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, who assembled a team of experts to assist in the drafting of a Medicaid waiver. Bevin said his plan, which he says will save taxpayers $2.2 billion over the next 5 years, focuses on creating better health outcomes and personal responsibility for participants, and sustainability for the costly health insurance program that serves the poor and disabled. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Gov. Matt Bevin, right, unveiled details of his plan to overhaul Medicaid at a news conference in Frankfort. On the left is Mark D. Birdwhistell, a former Secretary of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, who assembled a team of experts to assist in the drafting of a Medicaid waiver. Bevin said his plan, which he says will save taxpayers $2.2 billion over the next 5 years, focuses on creating better health outcomes and personal responsibility for participants, and sustainability for the costly health insurance program that serves the poor and disabled. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

Enriching few, harming many

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