Gov. Kaisch’s Seeks More Control Over Medicare-Medicaid

At the Republican Governors Assocaition Annual Conference, Governor Kaisch encourage other state governors to join him is demanding federal government give them the flexibility to manage federally-funded medicare and medicaid programs in their states.

“If the federal government would give us the flexibility to manage Medicaid, and that doesn’t mean spend federal dollars on highway projects, like they were doing 15 or 20 years ago, but give us the ability to manage Medicaid, I have no doubt that we would cover more people at a lower price with a better quality outcome.”

Source: Columbus Dispatch, December 2, 2011.

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