I77 Toll Lane / Medicare
9:00, Thursday, February 26, 2015
The fight over a proposed toll project on I-77 is now in court. An anti-toll group is suing North Carolina over its solution to horrible traffic in the Lake Norman area. We'll cover the latest on that project, and then transition to a big change under Obamacare that hasn't received as many headlines: how hospitals are now getting Medicare bonuses or penalties based on readmissions, infections and quality metrics.
Al Austin – District 2 Representative, Charlotte City Council; Major Gifts Officer, Johnson C. Smith University
Bob Poole – Director of Transportation Policy, Reason Foundation
Duncan McFadyen - Reporter, WFAE
Jordan Rau – Senior Correspondent, Kaiser Health News
Danielle Lloyd – Vice President for Policy Development & Analysis at Premier, Inc.
Dr. James Hunter - Chief Medical Officer, Carolinas HealthCare System
Dr. Sid Fletcher – Novant Health Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, Greater Charlotte Market