— Catherine Anderson, UnitedHealthcare
“Change is really scary.”
— Cheryl Harding, AmeriHealth
“I know there are some people that always fear change.”
— Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad
Perhaps the most maddening aspect of Gov. Terry Branstad’s ill-conceived and poorly executed rush to privatize the Medicaid program is the manner in which he and the private contractors he has hired to take over the program dismiss the concerns of others.
We understand that some people fear change, they tut. We understand some people are afraid of things that are new and different, they cluck.