To kick off the National Governor’s Association meeting, Gov. Rick Perry (R-Tex.) and Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) addressed current state and national issues including job creation, the budget, and health care at the Politico State Solutions Conference.
Referring to the Affordable Care Act as one of the most hotly debated topics on Washington, panel moderator Jonathan Martin asked about the plan’s potential affects on the state level. Not surprisingly, the governors landed on very different sides of the issue:
In this week’s podcast, you’ll hear about the debate about trimming Medicare eligibility and what that means for the physician community. In addition, we discuss efforts to fix the Sustainable Growth Rate formula and how Congress is to prevent a government shutdown.
And come back next week for another installment of the Policy & Practice podcast.