Medicaid reenrollment, Self-reliance and dependence

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A patient has her blood pressure checked.
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A lawyer helps us better understand how Medicaid patients can stay enrolled as states remove people from the program. Then, a writer joins us to discuss American values of self-reliance and where more cooperation and dependence could benefit us.

Featured in this Show

  • Medicaid re-enrollment restarts

    Beginning April 1st, states will have the ability to remove people from their Medicaid rolls for the first time since the outset of the pandemic. We ask a Wisconsin attorney about what BadgerCare Plus enrollees need to know and what they can expect next.

  • American self-reliance can steer us wrong. Can the 'art of dependence' take its place?

    Self-reliance and “bootstrapping” are ingrained in American culture, but our guest says they can have negative personal and societal consequences. She talks about why and how we can encourage more cooperation and independence in our lives.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lee Rayburn Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bobby Peterson Guest
  • Alissa Quart Guest

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