Public pensions systems across the country are struggling with lower than expected investment returns. Just this morning, AL.com reported that investments supporting Alabama’s Teachers’ Retirement […]
In this latest By the Numbers, API examines the dollars and cents of Medicaid expansion in Alabama. Recently, this debate took a strange (yet predictable) […]
Could Alabamians benefit from a ruling against the Affordable Care Act? A ruling in favor of the plaintiffs in this case would give the Republican-run […]
A “by the numbers” look at Medicaid Expansion in Alabama
In trying to identify budget solutions, we took a look at where the money in Alabama actually goes…
In an era with stagnant growth and perpetual 6% or higher unemployment, the trajectory of our State’s pension funds is heading downward.
Our leaders must continue to develop and experiment with alternatives that deliver Alabama solutions for Alabama problems.
With the recent bankruptcy of Detroit, API examines if Birmingham, AL is heading down the same path by comparing a variety of vital statistics.
API examines Alabama’s Medicaid program in terms of patient use and care.
Medicaid costs continue to increase. In 2011, costs totalled $5,005,978,072. By utilizing commercial managed care the state could save an estimated $1 Billion dollars over […]