Health Care Reform

February 10, 2017

Seventy votes needed to tap rainy-day fund

Gov. John Bel Edwards’ plan to patch the mid-year budget shortfall leans heavily on tapping the state’s Budget Stabilization Fund, commonly known as the rainy-day fund.
January 24, 2017

Jan. 24: The Cassidy plan for ACA overhaul

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana joined three of his colleagues on Monday in laying out a plan to replace the federal Affordable Care Act with an alternative that represents a partial retreat from earlier promises to repeal the landmark law in its entirety.
January 21, 2011

Successfully Implementing Health Care Reform in Louisiana

Posted by: Teaway Zehyoue Collins

A new report by six national organizations including the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities presents recommendations for states for successfully implementing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal health reform law that was signed into law last year by President Obama.… Read more...