IUN Professor Advocates State Medicaid Expansion
Setpember 18, 2013 — A professor from Indiana University Northwest says the State of Indiana could be losing money due to its decision not to expand Medicaid in light of the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Samuel Flint is Associate Director of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUN.
He says the state was wrong to expand the Health Indiana Plan known as HIP instead of simply expanding Medicaid. Flint says the HIP plans benefits will be short-lived, but opponents say Medicaid expansion simply costs too much. Click to watch.