Correction & Apology from Tom Jenney, posted 2 Feb 2013: At this point, I believe that Rep. Heather Carter had (and has) no intention to use HB 2045 as the vehicle for the Medicaid expansion. I went off half-cocked in my Republic op-ed and my January 26 flyer. I attacked the wrong bill. I also believe that Rep. Carter’s intention was (and is) for HB 2045 to control costs in AHCCCS — a laudable goal when dealing with our state government’s largest program.
Other than that, we stand by the content of the op-ed, which you can read here: