Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

Getting Ready for the Next Chapter in the Fight to Save Health Care

Millions of people who depend on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for their coverage – are nervously awaiting a ruling from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on the health care repeal lawsuit.

Tennessee’s Medicaid Block Grant Proposal is a Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Tennessee has become the first state to propose a drastic and dangerous change to how it finances its Medicaid program, asking the federal government to provide it with a fixed dollar amount, otherwise referred to as a “block grant.”

New Data Show ACA Is Reducing Racial Disparities in Health Coverage

Since the passage of the ACA over 20 million people have gained access to health insurance coverage through the Marketplace. A recent issue brief from...

In the Driver’s Seat: Improving and Protecting Non-Emergency Medical Transportation

Despite the necessity and cost effectiveness of NEMT, non-emergency medical transportation, the benefit is under threat on multiple fronts.

An Expansion of Sabotage: Texas V. United States Would Deal a Death Blow to Medicaid Expansion

From Alaska to Maine, and California to Virginia. Across a wide array of blue states, purple states, and yes, even several red states, 17 million low-income Americans gained access to health care in the past five years.

Happy Birthday, Medicaid!

This month marks the 54th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing Medicaid into law through the Social Security Amendments of 1965.

New Guidance Encourages States to Better Address Children and Youth’s Access to Mental and Behavioral Health Services

Despite challenges, there are opportunities to improve the health and well-being of young people.

A Day of Action To Stop ACA Repeal… Again.

On Tuesday, Attorney General Becerra, backed by 19 Democratic state attorneys general, the District of Columbia and the U.S. House of Representatives, presented oral arguments to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Much at Stake for States Defending the ACA in Texas v. United States

If the Court decides that the Democratic defendants do not have standing, the Court could also decide to leave the district court decision striking down the ACA in place, as well as open up other legal questions.
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