Some nursing homes had grabbed the government payments to defray the costs of caring for residents on Medicaid.
The Trump administration announced Tuesday it would distribute $25 billion to health providers caring for Medicaid patients following weeks of pressure from lawmakers and advocates.
The vast majority of Americans support expanding Medicaid so low- and moderate-income individuals can have access to health care coverage, a new poll has shown.
Health insurers are preparing for an influx of Americans to enroll in Obamacare and private Medicaid as Americans lose their jobs and employer health benefits.
President Donald Trump said he wouldn’t touch Medicare before pitching a budget plan that would do exactly that, along with steep cuts to Medicaid. Democrats are calling it “savage” and “heartless,” while administration officials are insisting they are only slowing explosive growth in future years and that current Medicare benefits would remain untouched.
Southern U.S. states that expanded Medicaid “experienced lower rates of physical and mental health declines” than nearby regions that didn’t expand health benefits for poor Americans, a new analysis shows in Health Affairs shows.
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If the recent district court ruling that the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional were to be upheld, far more than the law’s most high-profile provisions would be at stake.
A new federal law will give patients more information about prices and fees when paying a doctor's visit.
Despite legal challenges at the state and federal level, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is moving ahead with a citizen-directed Medicaid expansion effort.
The number of people now enrolled in Medicaid thanks to its expansion in Virginia has hit another milestone with more than 200,000 people now enrolled.
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A federal advisory panel for Medicaid wants HHS to better monitor Medicaid's biggest supplemental payment program for hospitals after finding that states have been overspending billions of dollars.
Treatment costs for the immunotherapy can run to more than $1 million. Some state Medicaid programs aren't paying for the treatment, and Medicare's complicated payment rates have hospitals worried.
Many prisoners lose Medicaid coverage the moment they are incarcerated, creating a critical gap in coverage that sets inmates up for failure and costs state and local governments billions.
McKinley County, New Mexico, has the nation's highest rate of Medicaid enrollment. People there say it is vital to battle daunting economic and public health challenges.
The legislation would allow for emergency CHIP funding to states until the end of the year as Congress has yet to fully fund the program.
Governments, corporations and celebrities across the globe took symbolic steps to recognize World Children's Day on Monday. The United Nations opened its doors to child ambassadors, celebrities recorded videos in support of UNICEF, and Google put up a new doodle on its homepage. Meanwhile, if Congress wants to celebrate World Children's Day, it should reauthorize CHIP, the children's health care program that expired in September.
Several states and the Trump administration are fervently searching for stopgap measures to keep insurance for low-income children while Congress debates spending for the national program.
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