A report says that extra money from Medicaid made it easier for patients to get an appointment.

Controlling costs by focusing on expensive patients

Nov 11, 2015
Medicaid insurers want to influence the so-called social determinants of health.
Posted In: health care, medicaid

Rising Medicare premiums mean a big increase for some

Oct 9, 2015
Even state budgets could take a hit.
Posted In: Medicare, medicaid, premium

50 years of Medicare, by the numbers

Jul 30, 2015
The sweeping health care laws cover a third of Americans.
Posted In: health care, medicaid, Medicare

Healthcare expenditures are picking up again

Jul 29, 2015
Some analysts see a 'fundamental shift' in the system.
Posted In: health care costs, health care, medicaid

The Obamacare sales pitch

Jul 1, 2015
The president is courting conservative states to expand Medicaid.
Posted In: Obamacare, medicaid, healthcare, President Obama
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