Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

Utah’s Waiver Comments Expose Barriers to Coverage for People with Disabilities

Without Medicaid expansion, it is incredibly difficult for disabled people to prove that they are disabled enough to be eligible for the low-income program.

What the Kentucky & Virginia Election Results Could Mean for Medicaid

Yesterday’s election results in Kentucky and Virginia sent a clear message to policymakers across the country: health care continues to be a decisive issue, and voters reject barriers to Medicaid coverage.

On the Road for Expanding Medicaid Services in Schools

As students of all ages settle into their classes, Community Catalyst staff have been traveling across the country talking about Medicaid in K-12 schools.

The Same Old Story: GAO Report Confirms Work Reporting Requirements Don’t Work

A GAO report published on October 10 reveals that several states that received federal approval to institute Medicaid work requirements are projected to spend tens, and in one case hundreds, of millions of dollars to implement them.

The Health Care Repeal Lawsuit: Texas v. U.S. Harms Children & Families

The Health Care Repeal Lawsuit is an effort to take away health insurance coverage and consumer protections from millions of Americans. If the Texas coalition succeeds, the outcome would be devastating to children and their families.

The Hits Keep on Coming – Medicaid Expansion Knocks Down Barriers to Care for Rural Americans with Disabilities

A University of Montana Rural Institute study explored Medicaid expansion's impact on people with disabilities living in rural areas of the U.S. It reinforced that expanding Medicaid improves the health and economic security of low-income people.

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...
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