Posts for Medicaid and Medicaid Expansion

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.

Puerto Rico and the Territories Face Medicaid Cliff: Congress Must Act

Earlier this month, the US House Energy and Commerce committee held hearings inviting one government representative overseeing the administration of Medicaid from each territory to testify their respective needs for long-term program funding.

The Trump Administration Is Escalating Its Attack On People With Pre-existing Conditions

The Trump administration is flexing its administrative and judicial muscles to limit access to health coverage and deny people with pre-existing conditions access to care.

Study Confirms Work Reporting Requirements in Arkansas Don’t Work

Following a full year of operation, the “data and information” out of that state has illuminated very troublesome results for those who have pushed for work reporting requirements.