Author: David Ramsey

Ramsey, a contributing editor at the Arkansas Times and the Oxford American, has written for The Paris Review, The New Republic, Kaiser Health News, Slate, Men's Journal, The National, Hemispheres, and elsewhere. Politico wrote that his “reporting for the Arkansas Times on his state’s unusual Medicaid expansion approach set the tone of a national conversation." He was named to the Washington Post's 2015 list of best state political reporters. His work has been anthologized in "Da Capo Best Music Writing," "Best Food Writing," "Cornbread Nation: The Best of Southern Food Writing" and the Norton Field Guide to Writing.

Analysis: Governor’s proposed changes to Medicaid will increase costs for the working poor

The Arkansas Legislature was considering whether to approve Governor Hutchinson’s proposed changes to the state’s Medicaid expansion on Tuesday. In addition to adding work requirements, the governor wants to cut eligibility, removing around 60,000 Arkansans from Medicaid coverage, with the idea that they would move to the subsidized Affordable Care Act marketplaces or employer-sponsored plans.

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