It is a reversal of the Trump administration’s policy of allowing states to tether work to health insurance.
Less than three days in office and US president Joe Biden has taken more executive actions than his three predecessors combined did in their first weeks. As the Covid-19 crisis would warrant, many of them have to do with tackling the pandemic and strengthening healthcare.
From requiring people to wear masks and observe social distancing on federal property to rejoining the World Health Organization, to reestablishing a team in charge of pandemic response within the National...
The legislature in this battleground state could flip to Democratic control, a prospect that is bringing out lower-income voters who stayed home in 2016.
The Affordable Care Act touches the lives of most Americans, and its abolition could have a significant effect on many millions more people than those who get their health coverage through it.
It’s the latest state where a nonprofit has helped put the issue before voters, bypassing Republican officials.
Oklahoma is the latest state where voters, in choosing to expand Medicaid, have delivered a rebuke to their elected officials.
The president signaled a willingness to scale back Medicare, a shift from his 2016 platform of protecting entitlement programs.
Just 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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised payments to hospitals at a time when Medicaid spending was already drastically over budget.