Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid: A Lifeline to the Community

This blog is part of our Medicaid Awareness Month series, in which we highlight the ways that Medicaid supports the health of vulnerable populations. Guest bloggers for the series are state advocates who work on behalf of Medicaid from different...

Flood Them With Pink Slips

The Maine legislative session went late into the night last week as House members failed to reach consensus on funding their ballot-approved Medicaid expansion. Maine consumers passed a ballot question in 2017 demanding the state close the coverage gap for...

Meet Medicaid: The Unsung Hero of Long-Term Care

This blog is part of our Medicaid Awareness Month series, in which we highlight the ways that Medicaid supports the health of vulnerable populations. Guest bloggers for the series are state advocates who work on behalf of Medicaid from different...

Sharing Family Stories of Addiction to Promote Medicaid Expansion

This blog is part of our Medicaid Awareness Month series, in which we highlight the ways that Medicaid supports the health of vulnerable populations. Guest bloggers for the series are state advocates who work on behalf of Medicaid from different...

Medicaid Protects America's Children

This blog is part of our Medicaid Awareness Month series, in which we highlight the ways that Medicaid supports the health of vulnerable populations. Guest bloggers for the series are state advocates.

Think Medicaid Work Requirements Will Save Money? Think Again

In a previous blog, we wrote about how states hoping to impose work requirements on their Medicaid enrollees were touting projected cost savings - while failing to mention that these alleged cost savings result from people losing their health care...

Let’s Call the Alleged ‘Savings’ From Work Requirements What They Really Are: People Losing Access to Health Care

As more and more states begin to cite 'savings' as a reason to implement Medicaid work requirements, let's take a look at where that savings is coming from.

Happy 8th Birthday, ACA: Celebrating the ACA’s Important Role in Improving Health Equity

Eight years ago today, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law of the land, and this year’s birthday is truly one to celebrate.

Arkansas Becomes Third State to Impose Medicaid Work Requirements, and a Particularly Punitive Version

Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Arkansas’s Medicaid Section 1115 waiver amendment application.