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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". 

Healthcare Economist for BlueCross BlueShield Mike Bertaut talks Obamacare, Association Health Plans, rate decreases, and more on healthcare in Louisiana.


Mike Bertaut, chief health care economist for Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, comments on the remaining uncertainties about the Affordable Care Act and how the state budget chaos could affect health care services in Louisiana.

Journalist Shane Snow discusses his book, “Dream Teams,” Snow analyzes why individuals consistently outperform teams.


Political Consultant Raymond Strother on the abrupt firing of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana Chief Health Care Economist Mike Bertaut on what is left of the Affordable Care Act. Author Joseph Rodota on “The Watergate.” Rodota reports about America’s most infamous address, a landmark that endures 46 years after the break-in that brought down a president.


Former LSU and New England Patriots quarterback Rohan Davey comments on the LSU loss to Notre Dame in the Citrus Bowl and the national title game between Alabama and Georgia.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana Economist Mike Bertaut recaps the impact of the tax bill passed by Congress on the Affordable Care Act...What is the future of Obamacare in 2018?

Mike Bertaut, chief health care economist for Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana, talks with us about the fate of the Affordable Care Act as U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell promises a vote for repeal next week.

Bertaut will discuss the prospects of more than 400,00 Louisiana residents currently receiving Medicaid benefits.