The Urban Institute has released a new report saying that roughly 400,000 veterans under 65 go without coverage. But expanded Medicaid could help.
The government has extended pandemic-era subsidies for the Affordable Care Act marketplace until 2025 — and even higher-income families are eligible.
During the COVID public health emergency, states couldn’t kick anyone off Medicaid. Now, that continuous enrollment is coming to an end.
A handful of states received federal waivers allowing use of Medicaid funding for medically tailored meals or nutrition counseling.
As many as 15 million people may lose Medicaid coverage after the pandemic emergency is formally declared over. But the government’s own projections show many of them will still qualify. They’ll just get hung up in the paperwork.
“We've never invested in the ability of families to afford the care that they need,” says Ai-jen Poo of the National Domestic Workers Alliance.
Dental schools may need to train more students to keep up with demand in Tennessee.
Medicaid sometimes pays family members to provide in-home care for relatives. But the programs vary from state to state.
Community health workers present at doctor’s appointments can help parents navigate food, sleep, behavior and child development.
When Michigan expanded the health coverage program for low-income people, it led to 30,000 new jobs in the state.