Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

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.

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...
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