Some newly uninsured Americans say they’re living without a health care safety net in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Courtney Vinopal
More than 3 million Americans last week filed for unemployment benefits. Many who lost their jobs may now have to go without health insurance as well. And with a growing pandemic, the national conversation about universal health care is intensifying.
By PBS NewsHour
Advocates are scrambling to find other options to fill the needs of a traditionally low-income population.
By Anita Snow, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman will not be investigated over his impeachment testimony against President Trump, says Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy. Vindman already lost his job with the National Security Council. Also, Turkish-backed rebels shot…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Jill Bleed, Associated Press
The case involves Arkansas, but the ruling is expected to affect other states pursuing work requirements. The administration says it is reviewing its options.
In our news wrap Thursday, the World Health Organization has declared China's outbreak of novel coronavirus a global health emergency. The illness is still spreading both within China, which has confirmed more than 7,800 cases and 212 deaths, and worldwide.
By Associated Press
The Trump administration is offering states a new Medicaid deal: more control over health care spending on certain low-income residents if they agree to a limit on how much the feds kick in. The plan is optional for states, and…
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
Over a million children have fallen out of public health insurance programs since December 2017. In some cases, their parents acquired coverage at work. But researchers also see a troubling rise in uninsured children -- and say the Trump administration's…
Seema Verma discussed her views on President Donald Trump’s plan for sustaining public health insurance programs, how the administration would respond if Obamacare is struck down by the courts in the future, and her thoughts on how the latest Medicare…
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