Seemingly overnight, big changes to Medicare morphed from being an item on various congressional wish lists into reality as part of last week’s budget deal.
By Sarah Varney, Jason Kane
Indiana is one of the states poised to enact work requirements for some citizens with Medicaid coverage -- a controversial policy and long-sought goal for Republicans. But advocates for the poor have protested loudly in recent months, saying many will…
If you can afford to suspend your benefits and forego this income, they could be substantially higher by the time you turn 70.
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News
Citing runaway costs and a focus on patients taking responsibility for their health, Republicans have vowed to roll back the benefits, cut federal funding and give states more power to eliminate services they consider unaffordable.
Researching the doctors in a Medicare Advantage network is the best way to make sure you don't sign up for a plan and then discover you don't like the care available to you.
Kentucky will become the first state in the U.S. to require an estimated 350,000 Medicaid recipients to work, get job training, volunteer or care for a family member in order to qualify for benefits. Gov. Matt Bevin, whose office estimates…
On Friday, Kentucky became the first state to impose work requirements for those who receive Medicaid. The decision came a day after the Trump administration said it would allow some states to press certain people on Medicaid to work or…
By Andrew DeMillo and Gretchen Ehlke, Associated Press
Republicans this past week began to realize their long-held goal of requiring certain adults to work, get job training or perform community service in exchange for getting health coverage through Medicaid.
By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Thousands of poor adults in Kentucky will have to find jobs and pay monthly premiums to retain their Medicaid coverage as a result of drastic changes to the state’s health insurance program approved Friday by the Trump administration.
In our news wrap Thursday, in a major reversal of previous policy, the Trump administration will begin permitting states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. Also, the IRS released new income tax withholding tables as it rushes to implement…
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