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John Matessino Interview (2013)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-04-12

Duration: 00:06:55

Subjects: Matessino, John | Louisiana Hospital Association | Health Care | MEDICAID | United States. Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Matessino, John Interviewee


This segment from the April 12, 2013, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Charlie Whinham’s in-studio interview with John Matessino, the president of the Louisiana Hospital Association. He discusses his organization’s decision to support Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act and their lingering concerns about the economic impact of the expansion.