With no immigration deal in sight, Republicans are eyeing a stopgap bill to keep the government open past Friday, sweetening it with an extension of the child health program.
“With little hope of an immigration agreement this week, Republicans in Congress are considering a plan to head off a government shutdown this weekend by pairing another stopgap spending measure with long-term funding for the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program, [...]
The percentage of Americans without health insurance increased to 12.2% in 2017, a 1.3 percentage point increase from the year before, according to a survey by Gallup-Sharecare. This is the largest one-year increase since the start of...Show More Summary
Trump didn’t repeal Obamacare — but he did help engineer the first increase in America’s uninsured rate since that law took effect.
More U.S adults are without insurance now than before President Donald Trump took office. The uninsured rate was 12.2 percent at the end of 2017, up 1.3 percentage points from the record low of 10.9 percent at the end of 2016, or the end of President Barack Obama’s final term in office, according to a […]
Gallup reports that the uninsured rate is increasing: The percentage of U.S. adults without health insurance was essentially unchanged in the fourth quarter of 2017, at 12.2%, but it is up 1.3 percentage points from the record low of 10.9% found in the last quarter of 2016. I think that number will continue to increase […]
The number of Americans without health coverage, which declined for years after passage of the Affordable Care Act, shot up in President Trump’s first year in office, according to data from a new national survey. At the end of 2017, 12.2% of U.S. adults lacked health insurance, up from 10.9% at...
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MSNBC “Live” host Ali Velshi was perplexed by claims from Kentucky’s far-right governor that Medicaid expansion of health insurance coverage was negatively impacting health outcomes. Governor Matt Bevin (R-KY) has been working to dismantle the expansion of Medicaid coverage that...
Do it because Trump doesn't want you to. by Katie Herzog This guy signed up for health care and look how happy he is. Joe Raedle/Getty Images If you need health insurance and don't get it through your work or by some other means, now is the time to sign up. Show More Summary
Real estate franchisor HomeSmart is partnering with Resourcing Edge, a Texas-based human resources firm, to offer a comprehensive benefits package to its 14,000 agents...
How are Republicans trying fo screw up healthcare today? How AREN'T they?
(Reuters Health) - Young adults can remain on their parents’ health insurance policies until they turn 26, but when they use it for counseling, pregnancy tests, addiction treatment or anything else, insurers frequently notify their parents.
Six years ago, I was diagnosed with cancer. I had just finished graduate school three weeks earlier and was preparing to
The deals bring health care closer to a "Kaiser Permanente-esque" model, where doctors, insurer and hospitals are part of the same company.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump administration.
The Trump administration told U.S. states on Thursday they can for the first time move toward imposing work or job training requirements on people as a condition for obtaining health insurance under the Medicaid government program for the poor. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor.
(Reuters Health) - - When state Medicaid programs increased physician payment rates, more pediatricians agreed to treat low-income kids covered by the health insurance program for the poor, a U.S. study suggests
Gov. Sam Brownback has named an insurance executive to be acting secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. The administration announced Friday that Jeff Anderson will oversee environmental … Click to Continue »