Lawrence Simmons

November 6, 2017

Putting the brakes on managed care

The Medicaid health insurance coverage that 1.5 million low-income Louisianans rely on is imperiled after partisan maneuvering blocked the renewal of managed care contracts on Friday.

Number of the Day

8.5 - Percentage increase in the number of young adults, ages 25-34, in New Orleans, from 2010 to 2015, ranking the city 5th on a national ranking of “Millennial Magnet” cities. (Source: Urban Land Institute via Time)