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Month: January 2018
Are Medicaid Work Requirements Legal?
This Viewpoint discusses the legality of waivers created by US states that allow work requirements to be enforced for nondisabled Medicaid beneficiaries.
No Car, No Care? Medicaid Transport Program Faces Cuts In Some States
For more than 50 years, the health program for the poor and sick has been required to ferry some clients to and from medical appointments. But a few states say transport is currently too expensive.
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The Health 202: Health care is still a top issue for voters in 2018. But Republicans lack a script.
The November elections could be a problem for Republicans who oppose Obamacare.
An Uncle’s Overdose Spurs Medicaid Official To Change Course
Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky, until recently chief medical officer for Medicaid, quit his job to more directly fight the stigma of addiction — a stigma that made his beloved uncle afraid to ask for help.
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Paul Ryan’s latest political gambit is appalling, even for Paul Ryan
On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan released a statement patting himself on the back for shepherding “the longest extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program in history” through Congress.
Millions of families across the country can now breathe a sigh of relief after the longest extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program in history became law this week. https://t.co/CqKj5oxk4a
— Paul Ryan (@SpeakerRyan) January 2...
Virginia state Senate panel kills Medicaid expansion bill
Legislation to expand Medicaid in Virginia failed Thursday after a state Senate panel voted on party lines to defeat the measure.The state's Education and Health Committee voted down the bill 8-7. The bill can be b...