Rule would slash funding putting hospitals in peril of closing, particularly rural hospitals that already are shuttering at unprecedented rates, opponents say.
In recent years, officials have increasingly using a stopgap measure to help inmates reactivate their Medicaid coverage upon release from prison.
Medicaid pregnancy coverage, expires 60 days after childbirth, leaving many women without health insurance at one of the most vulnerable times in their lives.
Dozen states are finally taking advantage of a five-year-old federal policy change that would make it easier for schools to provide health care.
Year by year, resistance to extending Medicaid to more low-income Americans in conservative states has given way. That trend seems likely to continue into 2020.
Changes in the enforcement of the Affordable Care Act by the Trump administration has led to a million kids losing health coverage.
Washington state is paying for the marketing campaign as part of a deal to give AbbVie the exclusive right to treat its citizens who have hepatitis C.
New findings about low-income adults with behavioral health conditions, mental health and substance use disorders, suggest importance of continuous coverage
The Trump administration wants to drop an Obama-era rule designed to ensure that there are enough doctors to care for Medicaid patients.
Some red states, with Trump’s backing, are trying to put limits on the federal-state health program for the poor, which covers more than 72 million Americans.
While a number of states are adopting work requirements, the path has gotten murkier in recent months, both because of court rulings and political calculations.
The 2.8-percentage-point increase since that low represents a net increase of about seven million adults without health insurance.
Seventy-four percent of those polled, including nearly half of Republicans (47%), favor a national government plan like Medicare that is open to anyone.
For over a decade, we’ve been waiting for Washington to solve our healthcare woes. Now, with Washington in total dysfunction, states are looking for solutions.