Medicaid

Medicaid Delivers as Obamacare Survives

Medicaid got a reprieve from the budget axe with the GOP’s failure so far to repeal, let alone replace, Obamacare. Suddenly, the program for the poor that began in 1965 seems less like a scapegoat for politicians looking to score rhetorical points and to shore up state budgets...

Fake News: Stephanopoulos Claims Senate Bill Cuts Medicaid by $800 Billion

After Senate Republicans unveiled their ObamaCare replacement on Thursday, ABC smeared the bill during World News Tonight with claims that people were going to pay more for less and that Medicaid was being cut. On Sunday, Clinton lackey George Stephanopoulos took to his show, Thi...

What Is Medicaid, and who is covered?

Some facts about the Medicaid program, a key element in congressional wrangling over repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. One of the biggest flashpoints in the debate over Republican legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is the future of Medicai...

How Medicaid Works, and Who It Covers

■ States also have the option of covering other groups, like children and pregnant women whose household incomes are higher than the federal thresholds, or young adults up to age 26 who were once in foster care. ■ The Affordable Care Act allowed a new optional group: any adu...

74,531,002 Enrolled in Medicaid/CHIP

(CNSNews.com) - As of April, there were 74,531,002 people enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program as of April, according to the latest data released by the Centers for ...

Medicaid works -- let's keep it that way

David M. Perry is a freelance journalist covering disability rights, history and education. He writes regularly at his blog: How Did We Get Into This Mess? Follow him on Twitter . The opinions ex...

A Better Resolution to the Medicaid Expansion Divide | RealClearHealth

Senate Republicans are divided on how they want to address the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) expansion of Medicaid. Not surprisingly, Senators from states that expanded coverage under the ACA are...

Forging a Consensus on Medicaid Reform

With the House having passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the complex task of forging a consensus ACA-repeal-and-replace bill has moved to the Senate.  If, as expected, Senate Democrats ...

Abortion roils GOP ObamaCare debate

Tax credits under the House GOP’s ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill meant to help people afford insurance could be largely unusable in some blue states because of a showdown over abortion rules...

CBO Says the GOP’s Updated Obamacare Repeal Bill Would Be Worse for the Deficit

Jeff Malet Photography/NewscomOn Monday, House GOP leadership released a package of updates to the health care bill in the form of a manager's amendment. The changes, which included a carve out f...

Countdown to Vote on Obamacare Repeal

Today is the seventh anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare) passing into law and House Republicans scheduled a vote for today to reform President Obama’s signature legislative a...

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