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Program assistant Mayra Dittman (R) helps Juanita Gilbert in Novato, California.

Value of a dollar in Indiana's Medicaid expansion

Jan 29, 2015
Under the deal reached this week, there will be monthly premiums of at least $1.
Posted In: medicaid, health care, low income
Sylvia Mathews Burwelll, Secretary of Health and Human Services, speaks before the Senate Appropriations Committee in November.

Big changes for Medicare

Jan 26, 2015
Program to move from fee-based to a quality-based payment system.
Posted In: medicaid, Medicare

Study links higher Medicaid payments to accessibility

Jan 22, 2015
The report comes a few weeks after a temporary bump in rates ended.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act

Drop in uninsured is a mixed blessing for hospitals

Jul 30, 2014
Hospitals could save billions on charity care. But federal cuts are coming.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, health insurance

ERs are still busy, Affordable Care Act and all

Jul 29, 2014
But it's not clear how much is left to change.
Posted In: ER, ACA, Obamacare, medicaid, Ohio

Medicaid's new patients: healthier, and maybe cheaper

May 9, 2014
It may be less expensive for states to expand Medicaid than previously estimated.
Posted In: medicaid, Obamacare, ACA

Hospitals save money by doing surgery for free

May 6, 2014
Some hospitals have come up with a counterintuitive way to save money: offer minor surgery for free.
Posted In: rural America, surgery cost, medicaid

Health care for foster youth, if they can find it

May 1, 2014
Those who've aged out of foster care get Medicaid until age 26.
Posted In: Obamacare, medicaid, ACA

Saving Medicaid money in Camden, N.J.

Apr 3, 2014
Hospitals and doctors are teaming up to make healthcare more efficient
Posted In: medicaid, ACOs

Signing up new patients is just the beginning

Mar 18, 2014
Getting signed up for health insurance or Medicaid is just the first step in getting quality medical care.
Posted In: medicaid, ACA

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