A growing number of American children are losing out on Medicaid — and other programs — because their parents are undocumented immigrants and fear detainment and deportation.
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As always for Donald Trump, the outcome was not important. The price this time: sobbing immigrant toddlers separated from their parents, wrapp...
Donald Trump insisted yesterday that his administration "actually beat Obamacare." That's bonkers.
Voters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to pass a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour and include tipped workers. D.C. now joins eight states that have established a single minimum wage, and its passage makes the city a bellwether for states currently considering tipped wage increases of their own — including New York, Michigan, and Massachusetts.
Initiative 77 passed 55 to 44 percent, despite a well-funded campaign from the restaurant in...
Health care providers are trying to use the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt to strike down five abortion restrictions passed more than 10 years ago in Virginia.
The 2016 Supreme Court decision struck down some of the most regressive restrictions in Texas, as the highest court found they were more burdensome than beneficial for people looking to terminate their pregnancies. Now, providers want the courts to examine Virginia law...
Lawmakers widely agree that spending that is not subject to the appropriations process is becoming unsustainable, but President Trump has refused to cut Medicare or Social Security.
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) plan, buried in a complex 500-page proposed rule, could halt the type of public disclosure of six infections, including the "super bug" MRSA, post-operative sepsis and surgical site infections.
The Trump administration issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to band together and offer insurance that is exempt from many requirements of the 2010 health law.
A group of Republicans and Washington D.C. think tanks released a proposal Tuesday that aims to resurrect Obamacare repeal. The consistent chatter around the proposal has drawn ire from the White House and GOP leadership, as the midterms are just months away, and repeal efforts haven’t proved to be winning strategies.
The seven-page whitepaper titled “The Health Care Choices Proposal: Policy Recommendations to Congress” asks lawmakers to scrap the Affordable Care A...