Medicaid expansion

Senior man lying in hospital bed because of coronavirus infection
Expanding Medicaid coverage in non-expansion states will provide access to needed health care and treatment for millions of adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the month of June winded down, a federal court issued a ruling invalidating Kentucky’s effort to attach work and other community engagement requirements to receive Medicaid benefits.
Imagine this: You’ve been unemployed for a year and, as a result, don’t have health insurance. You have type 2 diabetes. You need blood tests, but they cost $600 and you can’t afford that. You have a broken tooth that you can’t get fixed. You want to work, but no matter how hard you try, you…
En español | As we approach the end of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s third health insurance open enrollment period, it’s a good time to look at how the ACA has affected older Americans.
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This month, state legislatures throughout the nation are convening to mark the inauguration of new governors, state legislators and other state leaders. We will then begin to hear State of the State messages from governors that detail the challenges, opportunities and priorities they have defined…
Over the cliff
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) created an additional set of rules governing Medicaid eligibility, and these new rules and the traditional rules interact in ways that can significantly affect low-income Medicare beneficiaries. Here’s a primer on what’s at stake
By Pauline Bartolone, Capitol Public Radio - via Kaiser Health News
It's deal time for Medicaid, and the political horse-trading could end up reshaping the health insurance program for low-income Americans.
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