medicaid

The feds have had it with Medicaid backlogs

Potentially millions of Medicaid applications are still pending, while a blame game emerges.

Another conservative governor finds a way to expand Medicaid

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will use an existing state plan favored by conservatives to boost coverage.

Medicaid enrollment is growing faster than expected in some states. It’s going to cost them.

The "woodwork effect" is starting to show up in state budgets.

These states rejected Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, but Medicaid is expanding there anyway

People previously eligible for the program are now signing up.

Hospitals see blue-red divide early into Obamacare’s coverage expansion

Hospitals find Medicaid admissions are up and uninsured visits are down in states with expanded Medicaid programs.

An $84,000 hepatitis drug is giving states and insurers a major headache

Medicaid insurers say they're struggling to deal with the expensive new treatment.

A year after Arizona approved Medicaid expansion, Brewer still fighting for it

State lawmakers haven't moved on from Brewer's aggressive expansion tactics last year.

Obamacare’s special enrollment period could help youth signups

Young adults could be more likely to qualify for special eligibility windows.

Here are the biggest problems for Obamacare’s next leader

If confirmed as HHS secretary, Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces no shortage of ACA challenges

Medicaid enrollment up 3M, higher in expansion states

New Obama administration data show Medicaid enrollment is much higher in states that expanded the program.

Michigan and Wisconsin highlight divide on Medicaid expansion

The neighboring states have forged different paths to covering their poorest residents.

Jindal’s health plan starts with a tough premise: Repeal all of Obamacare

The Louisiana governor contends it's possible, but he acknowledges why it's a challenge.

Obamacare enrollment is almost over. What just happened?

Here's everything you need to know about the last six months of the ACA and what's ahead.

Utah already won a key Obamacare concession. Can it win another?

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert already got the exchange he wanted, and now he's trying on Medicaid.

Doc fix would delay Obamacare Medicaid cuts. That’s good news for non-expansion states.

'Doc fix' legislation proposes to again delay cuts to safety net hospitals.

Florida senator’s secret Medicaid expansion plan won’t work

Bill Nelson wants to bring expansion funds to the state, but CMS said its hands are tied.

Nebraska rejects compromise effort to expand Medicaid

State legislators spent the past year crafting a conservative version of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

Five takeaways from Gallup’s poll on the uninsured

The uninsured rate has dropped to its lowest point since 2008, a new Gallup poll finds.

Medicaid is Obamacare’s biggest success. But neither side wants to talk about it.

It’s “the biggest ACA success story that has not yet been told,” says Ron Pollack.

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  • Jan 6, 2014
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Obamacare is having one huge success nobody knows about

Obamacare is making other health-care programs better.

  • Ezra Klein
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  • Nov 15, 2013
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