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Pregnancy-related death is a national crisis. Medicaid expansion could help address that.A new study found that when states expanded Medicaid eligibility, pregnant people were less likely to lose health insurance postpartum. That's a big deal, experts said.
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Trump Administration Orders Hospitals to Report Data or Risk Losing FundingThe administration now says failure to report Covid-19 data to the Department of Health and Human Services could cost hospitals Medicare and Medicaid funding.
Missouri voters OK Medicaid expansion to cover more low-income adults, defying GOP leadersThe vote virtually assures Missouri will be the 38th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Today in History for July 30thHighlights of this day in history: Ex-Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears; Medicare and Medicaid signed into law; A blast rocks Black Tom Island; The USS Indianapolis sunk; Henry Ford and Arnold..
Protesters for Medicaid expansion arrested in ALSeveral people, including a former longtime state senator, have been arrested for attempting to paint "Good Trouble" and "Expand Medicaid" on the street in front of the Alabama Capitol on Tuesday...
Couple Bilked Medicaid for $13 Million to Pay for Lavish Lifestyle, U.S. SaysLatisha and Timothy Harron spent the money on a private jet, shopping sprees at Tiffany, wine and clothes that they flaunted on social media, prosecutors said.
Coronavirus fight: 3 health care steps Congress must take, starting with Medicaid and ACAAmid unemployment and a pandemic, families need insurance more than ever. We're from different political parties but we agree on what should be done.
Tom Daschle and Stacey Abrams: Rural America needs coronavirus helpExpanding Medicaid and removing enrollment barriers would be a financial lifeline for rural health facilities while giving more people access to care.
Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in ArkansasThe ruling, written by a Reagan appointee, said the administration failed to show how such rules would help Medicaid to meet its mission of covering the poor.
Trump admin to try letting states limit Medicaid benefitsThe Trump administration on Thursday said it would launch a pilot program that would allow states to limit health benefits for some of their Medicaid patients and negotiate drug prices on their behalf..
Supreme Court Allows Trump’s Wealth Test for Green CardsThe new policy revised the so-called public charge rule, making immigrants ineligible for permanent legal status if they use public benefits like Medicaid and food stamps.
After Years of Wrangling, Kansas Leaders Reach Deal to Expand MedicaidThe bipartisan proposal announced Thursday must still pass the Legislature. The state’s past expansion efforts have stalled.
U.S. sues CVS for fraudulently billing Medicare, Medicaid for invalid prescriptionsCVS Health Corp and its Omnicare unit were sued on Tuesday by the U.S. government, which accused them of fraudulently billing Medicare and other programs for drugs for older and disabled people without..
Trump Stands by Embattled Medicare and Medicaid ChiefSeema Verma is under fire for seeking taxpayer reimbursement for stolen property, part of a series of unflattering reports about her and the president’s other top health official, Alex M. Azar II.
University Reverses Its Decision to Stop Accepting MedicaidThe announcement that Brigham Young University-Idaho students on Medicaid would have to buy private insurance or drop out had caused an uproar.
University to Students on Medicaid: Buy Private Coverage, or Drop OutJust as Idaho expands Medicaid to cover thousands of low-income residents, Brigham Young University’s campus there will no longer accept the free government insurance program.
Full interview: Bernie Sanders, January 22Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, weighs in on the Women's March on Washington and challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. The full interview aired on..
"Promise" Americans you won't cut Medicare, Sanders urges TrumpSen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, challenges President Trump to stand by his campaign promise to keep Medicare and Medicaid. "Send out a tweet," Sanders suggests. "Promise the American people."
11 of Our Best Weekend ReadsPete Wells on Peter Luger. Elizabeth Warren’s Medicaid for All plan. Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women.’ Thom Yorke. And more.
The Health WagonNurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia -- medical mercy for those left out of Obamacare and ineligible for Medicaid. Scott Pelley..
Medicaid Now Covers a Million Fewer ChildrenThe uninsured rate for children is climbing as families run afoul of new paperwork from states and as fear rises among immigrants.
See where the Louisiana governor candidates stand on key issuesSee where Louisiana governor candidates Ralph Abraham, Eddie Rispone and John Bell Edwards stand on Medicaid expansion, minimum wage and other issues.
Judge Blocks Trump Policy That Favors Wealthy ImmigrantsFor immigrants seeking legal residency, the administration’s “public charge” rule would disqualify many applicants who receive federal assistance like Medicaid.
Three Years Later, The Health Wagon, DiscoveredBob Simon reports on the aftermath of the disaster in Fukushima, Japan, and finds toxic ghost towns frozen in time; then, nurse practitioners are providing badly needed healthcare to the uninsured..
Mississippi Voters to Decide Republican Nominee for GovernorTuesday’s primary runoff pits the state’s lieutenant governor against a former chief justice of the State Supreme Court who supports expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded MedicaidThe states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program.
Trump Administration's Latest Regulation Targets Low-Income ImmigrantsThe Trump administration announced on Monday it was aiming to curb the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the United States by making it easier to reject green card and visa..
Trump Grants Clemency to 7 Men in Cases Dating Back DecadesThe president commuted the sentences of two men, one accused in a Medicaid-related bribery scheme, and pardoned five others of crimes such as drug trafficking.
U.S. judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New HampshireA federal judge on Monday overturned the Trump administration's approval of a plan by the state of New Hampshire to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid..
Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With CaliforniaThe state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipient said, adding, “I can focus on my..
Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeriesLawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.
Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid fundingU.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from..
U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid fundingA bill that would substantially boost federal Medicaid funding for Puerto Rico advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards in the wake of..
Former Puerto Rico government officials arrested in corruption probeTwo former high-ranking Puerto Rico government officials were among six people arrested and charged with conspiracy and other crimes in connection with millions of dollars in federal education and..
California approves health benefits for illegal immigrantsA new bill makes low-income adults age 25 and younger eligible for the state's Medicaid program regardless of their immigration status
California clears way to provide health care to some immigrantsLow-income adults between the ages of 19 and 25 living in California illegally would be eligible for California's Medicaid program,
Biden faces backlash over Hyde AmendmentDemocratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is facing backlash from rivals in his party after voicing his support for the Hyde Amendment, which bars Medicaid funding for abortion. New York Magazine..
3/29/17: Red and BlueThe leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee sought to distance themselves from the House panel's investigation as the House Intelligence Committee faces increasing scrutiny from both sides of the..
Study: More blacks got timely cancer care after ‘Obamacare’CHICAGO (AP) — New research suggests that states that expanded Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act eliminated racial differences in being able to quickly start on...