Tuesday Talk: What’s the future of affordable health care in Minnesota?
Without Governor Dayton’s expected executive order enrolling Minnesota in the expanded version of Medicaid, those counting on programs like MinnesotaCare and GAMC could have endured even deeper health care cuts, as the legislature tackles a projected $6.2 billion deficit. Even with the additional funding, there is a clear tension between expanding care and balancing the budget. What's your take?
What is the future of affordable health care in Minnesota? What strategies can the legislature employ to expand coverage while containing costs?