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
Medicaid expansion was another multistate topic on the ballot. Nebraska and Idaho voters approved measures to expand Medicaid health coverage to tens of thousands of low-income residents.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Where is the fight over Medicaid expansion now?…
By Harry Zahn
Voters in Maine overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid to most low-income adults -- that's at least 70,000 residents who stand to gain health insurance. But the law's fate is still unclear because Gov. Paul LePage says lawmakers…
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
By Jessica Yarvin
As a rural state with low wages and an aging population, Medicaid expansion would provide coverage to some 70,000 additional Mainers, starting July 2.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Add Medicaid expansion to the list of Obama-era health care provisions that Americans want to keep. A new poll finds that 8 in 10 say lawmakers should preserve federal funding that has allowed states to add coverage for some 11…
By PBS NewsHour
The Affordable Care Act has brought insurance coverage to millions of low-income Americans. But with President-elect Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress vowing to repeal the law, its future is uncertain. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Chris Bury traveled to Kentucky,…
By Making Sen$e Editor
Extension of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act has not only shielded low-income Americans from out-of-pocket medical costs, but has also improved their overall financial health.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Add Tennessee and Kansas to the list of states that have been warned by the Obama administration that failing to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act could jeopardize special funding to pay hospitals and doctors for treating the poor.
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