Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Care Economist Mike Bertaut comments on the state of the Affordable Care Act amid a split decision from the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court. Visit http://www.ldh.la.gov/HealthyLaDashboard/ for Louisiana stats on the Medicaid expansion.
Congressman Mike Johnson opines about impeachment and the drone attack that killed prominent Iranian leader.
Louisiana Blue Cross Blue Shield Economist Mike Bertaut surveys the future of the Affordable Care Act and reflects on court action against Johnson and Johnson and controversy over the state’s choices for providing Medicaid. National Economist Chris Macke predicts whether the nation is falling into a recession. Author Carla Rachel Sameth talks about her book “One Day on the Gold Line,” her story that features candor on the issues of race, class, drugs and sexuality.
Mike Bertaut, Chief Health Care Economist for Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, assesses health care options in Louisiana nearly a decade after the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Rev. Chris Andrews notes attitudes and practices in Louisiana churches four years after the Supreme Court decision legalizing same sex marriages in America.
Mike Bertaut, Chief Health Care Economist for Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, reviews possible changes to the Affordable Care Act, now nine years old. What will happen to public health care in Louisiana if Congress or the courts strike down Obamacare? Bertaut notes that 53 percent of state residents are recipients of Medicaid or Medicare benefits. Actor and singer John Schneider discusses his life in Livingston Parish which includes a flood and bankruptcy. Schneider remains active and in Louisiana despite his recent challenges.
Blue Cross/Blue Shield Chief Healthcare Economist Mike Bertaut surveys the midterm impact on "Obamacare", and a governor's race that could heavily feature split opinions on the Medicaid expansion. Andrew Roberts discusses the legacy of Winston Churchill, and new biography "Churchill: Walking with Destiny".