Medicaid

Kentucky becomes first state to impose Medicaid work provisions

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor. The Centers for Medicare and Me...

By the numbers: Medicaid in Pennsylvania

The Trump Administration’s proposal to institute work requirements for Medicaid — government health insurance for the poor — is unlikely to affect Pennsylvania soon. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed a work-search requirement passed last year by the Republican-controlled sta...

Medicaid

Medicaid is a healthcare program that assists low-income families or individuals in paying for long-term medical and custodial care costs. Medicaid is a joint program, funded primarily by the federal government and run at the state level, where coverage may vary. Medicaid is ava...

Fact check: Trump says Obamacare is repealed. It isn't

+1  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, right, listen as Pr...

It Looks Like Obamacare Will Survive

Dylan Scott: “Health care lobbyists are flatly dismissing the idea that Congress could actually revisit Obamacare repeal next year. Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME) and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) remain o...

Maine's governor won't expand Medicaid despite approval of ballot measure

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Wednesday his administration will not expand Medicaid until the state finds a way to pay for it, a day after voters approved a ballot measure to broaden the progra...

LePage refuses Medicaid expansion despite OK from Maine voters

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) said Wednesday his administration will not expand Medicaid until the state finds a way to pay for, a day after voters approved a ballot measure to broaden the program. ...

Yall Politics | Mississippi Division of Medicaid wants permission from feds to enact a work requirement

Mississippi Division of Medicaid wants permission from feds to enact a work requirement Mississippi Medicaid looking at work requirement JACKSON – The Mississippi Division of Medi...

Maine Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, a Rebuke of Gov. LePage

Voters in Maine approved a ballot measure on Tuesday to allow many more low-income residents to qualify for Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, The Associated Press said. The vote wa...

Medicaid Expansion Wins In Maine In Victory For Obamacare

Voters in Maine Tuesday approved a referendum to expand Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act, bucking a Republican governor and staunch ally of President Donald Trump. ...

Maine voters approve Medicaid expansion

Maine voters on Tuesday decided to expand Medicaid to cover more low-income adults, becoming the first state to do so through a referendum. The number of yes votes on the ballot measure, questio...

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