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.
Nearly a hundred rural hospitals in the United States have closed since 2010. Another 600-plus rural hospitals are at risk of closing,
At least 10 states are exploring whether to allow residents to pay premiums to “buy in” to Medicaid, the federal-state health care program for the poor.
Consumers will have lower deductibles, improved access, evidenced-based services, and access to transparent, predictable cost-sharing, Inslee says
Plans starting to pay for services such as meals, transportation, housing and other Assistance to improve members’ health and reduce medical costs.
This ruling will likely not undo the law. It does, however, add more uncertainty to the ACA while also showing how Republicans want to destroy the law.
If the district court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional were to be upheld, the entire health care system could be thrust into chaos.
Medicaid expansion in the red states of Idaho, Nebraska and Utah is likely to proceed, despite a court ruling the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional.
Montana was one of four red states with Medicaid expansion on the ballot. It was only one where it lost. Why? Expansion was linked to a tobacco tax increase.