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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

The promise and pitfalls of expanded Medicaid

Jan 23, 2014
Under the Affordable Care Act, many states have made it easier to get Medicaid, a move that will affect cities, experts say.
Posted In: medicaid, Affordable Care Act

In prison you get health care. When you're released ...

Dec 30, 2013
At last count, the nation was spending $6.5 billion a year treating mental illness, substance abuse and chronic conditions in prisons.
Posted In: medicaid, prison, health care

Teenagers who could sign up for Medicaid, but don't

Sep 4, 2013
After a long fight over Obamacare, Michigan will offer expanded Medicaid coverage starting next spring. But will everyone take advantage of the benefit?
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, medicaid, teenagers

When insurance is too expensive no matter what

Jun 21, 2013
Federal subsidies will make it easier for millions of Americans to buy health coverage, but millions still won't be able to afford it.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, medicaid, health insurance

How some rural areas are being pinched by lack of Medicaid expansion

May 9, 2013
An expansion of Medicaid is supposed to cover more of the working poor. But Republican-led states have been opting out and outlying areas in states like Tennessee may be the hardest hit.
Posted In: tennessee, medicaid

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