Brian Blase

Brian Blase is a former policy analyst in health studies at The Heritage Foundation.

Brian Blase is a former policy analyst in health studies at The Heritage Foundation. He is an expert in health economics, with a particular focus on Medicaid and long-term care issues.

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Time to Get Serious about Medicaid

No wonder the White House sharply criticized Rep. Paul Ryan’s Medicaid budget proposal. Judging from the policy outline administration officials released last week, they seem to be unaware of the ...

More Fed Money for Profligate States?

Many state leaders are lobbying the Senate to extend the Medicaid bailout enacted in the February 2009 stimulus bill. While several attempts by Senate leaders to extend the bailout have ...
Politics & Policy

A Medicaid Buy-Off

Sen. Harry Reid needs 60 Senate votes to pass his health-care bill and, as Jonathan Karl of ABC News reported last night, is attempting to bribe Sen. Mary Landrieu of ...