Recent moves by red state Republicans to block voter-approved Medicaid expansion, as well as threats from some Republican governors to slash funding highlight the
Opinion writers weigh in on these and other health topics. The Wall Street Journal: Will Republicans Start Winning On Health Care? Prices of health care
Republicans are still in charge of the White House and the Senate, but the “Medicare-for-all” debate is in full swing. Democrats of every stripe
Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The Washington Post: How Bold Should Democrats Be On Health Care? Here’s One Answer.The most
The states have long-balked at the price tag associated with expansion, but economists are saying other red states are reaping the benefits of injecting
Following the elections that flipped seven governorships, this could be a pivotal year for CMS Administrator Seema Verma. “Does flexibility go to everyone or
Lawmakers who have been worrying about the long-term costs of expanding Medicaid have been quickly working to roll back some of the changes that
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Health policy played a surprisingly robust role in President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address. The president laid out an ambitious set
Editorial writers focus on these health issues and others. The Washington Post: Trump Says He Wants To End AIDS. His Party’s History Tells A
Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). Three months after voters in Utah and Idaho defied their recalcitrant state legislatures
The added work requirements alone would likely end up in courts, but Utah’s waiver request could include an establishment of per-capita federal payment caps.
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Opinion writers focus on these health care issues and others. The New York Times: A.I. Could Worsen Health DisparitiesThere are many questions about whether
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and more. The Washington Post: Kamala Harris Doesn’t Waver On Single PayerOn Monday night, Sen.
Editorial writers focus on how to improve health care. The Hill: States Are Moving Forward With ‘Medicare For All’ — More Power To ThemSome
Media outlets report on news from Ohio, California, Oregon, Minnesota, Arizona, Massachusetts, Georgia, Tennessee, Florida and Texas. Columbus Dispatch: Ohio Troops Exposed To Toxic
At the arguments on Thursday, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union argued that Iowa’s Medicaid ban on transition-related care discriminated unlawfully on
Democrats have officially launched their debate over “Medicare-for-all,” with lots of ideas on how to expand health insurance coverage (and lower costs) for Americans.