Kathy Kliebert http://wrkf.org en Making Medicaid More Accessible in Louisiana http://wrkf.org/post/making-medicaid-more-accessible-louisiana <p>Since 2009, Louisiana and seven other states have been using a <a href="http://www.maxenroll.org/files/maxenroll/resources/harnessing.technology.to.streamline.enrollment.pdf">grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation</a> to make Medicaid more accessible to those who are eligible.</p><p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:08:20 +0000 Ashley Westerman 14812 at http://wrkf.org Making Medicaid More Accessible in Louisiana DHH Secretary: Disability Services Still A Priority, Despite Funding Veto http://wrkf.org/post/dhh-secretary-disability-services-still-priority-despite-funding-veto <p></p><p>At the close of the recent legislative session, Gov. Bobby Jindal vetoed additional funding to pay for services for the developmentally disabled.</p><p>Two weeks ago, an effort to override the veto failed.</p><p>The $3.9 million would have covered a partial year of comprehensive at-home disability services for an additional 200 people through what are called "New Opportunity Waivers".</p><p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 21:49:37 +0000 Ashley Westerman 13873 at http://wrkf.org DHH Secretary: Disability Services Still A Priority, Despite Funding Veto WEDNESDAY: DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert, Terri Burke With the Texas ACLU http://wrkf.org/post/wednesday-dhh-secretary-kathy-kliebert-terri-burke-texas-aclu <p>Jim talks with Secretary of Health &amp; Hospitals Kathy Kliebert about what's happening, amid health care reforms, in&nbsp;the state's largest agency.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Terri Burke, with the Texas American Civil Liberties Union, discusses new abortion laws in the Lone Star State.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 15:55:43 +0000 Jim Engster 13751 at http://wrkf.org WEDNESDAY: DHH Secretary Kathy Kliebert, Terri Burke With the Texas ACLU