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Privatizing Health Care (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-12-16

Duration: 00:05:16

Subjects: Health care reform | MEDICAID | Bayou Health (La.) | Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, Inc.


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Editor
  • Hood, David Interviewee


This segment from the December 16, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s report on Bayou Health, the state’s new privately operated managed care plan for Medicaid recipients. Sanford interviews David Hood, the senior health care policy analyst with the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR), who discusses the findings of his recent report on Bayou Health and PAR’s recommendations for the system. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford