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By Amanda Seitz, Associated Press
Advocacy groups have warned for months that confusion and errors will abound throughout the undertaking, wrongly leaving some of the country’s poorest people suddenly without health insurance and unable to pay for necessary medical care.
By Amanda Seitz, Anita Snow, Associated Press
More than a dozen other states are exploring ways to streamline access to Medicaid and make it easier for people preparing to leave U.S. jails and prisons to receive the care they need.
By Laura Santhanam, Tim McPhillips
Before the pandemic, people had to re-enroll for Medicaid every year by submitting paperwork. That was suspended when COVID hit, but starting this month, Medicaid recipients have to make sure they are enrolled again. Not everyone will receive a notice…
By William Brangham, Karina Cuevas
“There is a fear that a number of people are going to be lost, and fall through the cracks.”…
By Laura Santhanam
By John Yang, Sam Weber, Kaisha Young
North Carolina is now the 40th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The bipartisan expansion, signed into law last month, comes after a decade of Republican resistance in the state. As John Yang reports, it will be…
Forty-three percent of Americans now say they support laws that criminalize the act of providing gender-transition-related medical care to minors, according to the latest PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist poll, marking a 15-percentage point increase in less than two years.
By Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
Thursday's state House vote reverses longstanding opposition to the measure, which now goes to expansion advocate and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper for his signature.
For years, the United States has been considered one of the unsafest places to give birth among developed nations. That has been especially true for Black women during the height of the COVID pandemic.
By John Yang, Andrew Corkery, Satvi Sunkara
The nation’s uninsured rate reached an all-time low during the pandemic, largely because Congress temporarily blocked states from kicking people off Medicaid even if they were no longer eligible. But starting at the end of March, as many as 15…
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