Big-dollar decisions about health care and education will lead the agenda in many state capitols as lawmakers convene for their 2019 sessions with a closer balance between Republicans and Democrats.
By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
“It's not availability of health care. It's accessibility."…
By Laura Santhanam
Barring an enrollment surge, the nation's uninsured rate could edge up again after a yearslong coverage expansion that has seen about 20 million people obtain health insurance.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Democratic and moderate Republicans lawmakers worked together last year to try to make Kansas the latest state to expand Medicaid, only to see their bipartisan effort rewarded with a veto from former conservative GOP Gov. Sam Brownback.
By John Hanna, Associated Press
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services announced the approval on Tuesday, nearly five months after a federal judge blocked the state's first attempt.
A major initiative of the Trump administration has been adding work requirements to benefit programs for the poor, now including Medicaid. This year, Arkansas became the first state to roll out the requirement. As a result, more than 12,000 people…
By Philip Moeller
Proposed fixes to Social Security and the effects the tax cuts could have on Medicare and Medcaid are issues voters should consider when heading to the polls, writes Philip Moeller.
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 21, Nebraskans and other red states will vote in November on the expansion of Medicaid, and Utah draws fans to the annual Moab Music Festival. Also, a documentary tells the journey of three women…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Nebraskans will vote in November on whether to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. The state’s Republican legislature and governors have refused to expand Medicaid after states were given that option in 2012 by the Supreme Court. The ballot…
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