By Lee Schalk
There’s no such thing as a free lunch — and unless Virginians speak out now, they’re about to get a huge bill for a “meal” that won’t satisfy the commonwealth’s hunger for health care among its low-income residents.
This week, Gov. Bob McDonnell’s very own “super committee,” the Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission, held its first meeting to discuss expanding the joint federal-state program for the poor in Virginia, to include more participants.
Schalk is the National Taxpayers Union state affairs manager.