Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

For People Living with HIV/AIDS, the Revised Public Charge Rule Could Mean Life or Death

Expansion of 'public charge' would incite a public health crisis and worsen the HIV/AIDS epidemic by undermining the ability of immigrants living with HIV/AIDS meet their health care needs.

The Takeaway: Who Are You Going To Believe, Me Or Your Own (Lying) Eyes?

In the past week we have seen Republican leaders such as the President and Senate Majority Leader along with many House and Senate candidates take to the media to try to persuade the public that they will protect people with pre-existing conditions.

Policy-Community Partnerships in Oral Health Advocacy: An Example in Celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month

Latinx advocates have been leaders and partners in the strong health advocacy work across the country. In Virginia, advocates played a key role in the recent Medicaid expansion victory.

Integrating Care for Kids: A New Model and a Promising Opportunity

This is the first of two blogs on Integrated Care for Kids (InCK). Stay tuned for our upcoming blog on leveraging InCK for substance use prevention.

Back-to-School Checklist: Pencil, Notebooks, Backpack... Health Insurance?

Some children will show up nervous, some will show up excited and others will show up disappointed that summer is over. But, to us, the most important question is, will they show up insured?

The Verdict Is In: Arkansas Works Isn’t Working

A new report officially confirms all suspicions about whether Medicaid work requirements lead to coverage losses. Recently, the state of Arkansas, which began implementing its work requirement program, Arkansas Works, in June, reported that almost 7,500 individuals didn’t comply with...

Taking a Page from Maine’s Medicaid Playbook

The smart and consistent strategies employed by Maine advocates helped secure health care gains for thousands.

Virginia’s Vote to Expand Medicaid is Significant—Here’s Why

After six long years of legislative inaction on closing the Medicaid coverage gap, the Virginia legislature voted this week to expand Medicaid.

We Must Continue to Act to Address Gun Violence and Its Impact on Kids

Once again, our children have been confronted with another horrific, deadly school shooting.