medicaid in News

This is the first article in a five-part series. When it comes to health care in the U.S., I have no idea what’s going to happen in the next five year..
Dr. Halena Gazelka admits to being nervous last summer before her colleagues published an unflattering report that revealed Mayo Clinic had been overp..
Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, said on CBS News' "Face the Nation" Sunday that every American will see a tax cut under the Senate Republican's proposed ..
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says the Trump administration wants the best possible tax bill that can pass both the House and..
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "so..
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the n..
Higher monthly premiums for outpatient coverage await many Medicare beneficiaries next year, the government says. The additional expense will eat away..
Many Medicare beneficiaries will pay higher monthly premiums next year for outpatient coverage, an expense that will eat away at an increase in their ..
Many Medicare recipients should be prepared to pay more for their doctor's visits and other outpatient care next year. For the 70 percent of Medicare ..
Don Humbertson, a 64 year old lung cancer surviver, is examined by Dr. Wade Harvey at the Clay-Battelle Community Health Center March 21, 2017 in Blac..
Repealing the Obamacare requirement that most Americans have health insurance or pay a fine would not cut the number with insurance — or the federal b..
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota task force has set new limits on opioid prescriptions by doctors who participate in the state's Medicaid program. The r..
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) said Nov. 14 that he was "optimistic" about adding the individual mandate repeal to the tax bill. (The W..
Isabel Diaz Tinoco, left, and Jose Luis Tinoco speak with Otto Hernandez, an insurance agent, as they shop for insurance under the Affordable Care Act..
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at r..
The Texas Legislature's budget for the next two years includes $20 million more in funding for a controversial program that seeks to discourage women ..
Monthly health-care insurance premiums increased all over America this year, but nowhere as dramatically as in Charlottesville, an analysis shows. Res..
(Reuters) - The Trump administration on Thursday proposed changes to Medicare drug plans including limits on opioid prescriptions and rules aimed at r..
Last Tuesday, the election of Danica Roem to Virginia’s House of Delegates—part of a of progressive electoral wins across the country—lit up the inter..
Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point ..
As congressional Republicans move forward with their tax legislation, there are growing concerns that the costs, which are projected to increase the d..
(HealthDay)—For young children, implementation of a peer review prior authorization (PA) policy can reduce the use of atypical antipsychotic (AAP) med..
And the tax bill would lead to 1.8 million more people lacking health insurance in California than currently, another 1 million people becoming uninsu..
Republicans drove a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul toward House passage Thursday, even as Senate GOP dissenters emerged in a sign that party leaders ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans drove a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul toward House passage Thursday, even as Senate GOP dissenters emerged in a sign t..
Remy James Arling will be remembered for many things: his huge cheeks, his broad smile, how much he liked carrots, and his piercing blue-gray eyes, se..
WASHINGTON—President Trump has vilified the pharmaceutical industry and made bold promises to lower prescription drug prices. But when it comes to sta..
Wisconsin's Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party's tax bill, signaling potential problems for GOP ..
Senator Susan Collins is back in the spotlight as a crucial swing vote in the U.S. Senate as she raises questions about how combining a Republican tax..
But their personal loyalty to Trump and his party faces a big test from the tax cut debate — and spending cut debate soon to follow. The House bill Re..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are muscling their massive tax bill through the House, with President Donald Trump urging them on to a critically needed..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Susan Collins is back in the spotlight as a crucial swing vote in the U.S. Senate as she raises questions about how com..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wisconsin's Ron Johnson on Wednesday became the first Republican senator to say he opposes his party's tax bill, signaling potential..
On Wednesday, Democrats were fuming when Republicans in the Senate put out their own tax plan, which would repeal Obamacare's individual mandate. The ..
Four-year-old Colette Briggs bounded into the dining room where her parents sat in the midst of another distressing conversation. Oblivious to their a..
Enrollment under the Affordable Care Act in 39 states has surged at least 47 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the Centers f..
The same poll found that relatively few Americans consider a tax reform bill a priority — despite the strong ongoing push by President Donald Trump an..
Isabel Diaz Tinoco (left) and Jose Luis Tinoco speak with Otto Hernandez, an insurance agent, as they shop for insurance under the Affordable Care Act..
(HealthDay)—Psychostimulant use during pregnancy is associated with a small increased relative risk of preeclampsia and preterm birth, according to a ..
Sign-ups for Affordable Care Act health plans are running more than 45 percent ahead of last year's pace, according to government data released Wednes..
In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen in Washington. Government data released Wednesday show sign-ups f..
SynerMed, a company that manages physician practices serving hundreds of thousands of Medicaid and Medicare patients across California, is planning to..
The top two medications used to treat opioid addiction appear equally safe and effective, a new study finds. With the United States in the midst of an..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, U.S. ..
Many Americans have a blind spot when it comes to retirement planning: long-term care costs. Even though the majority of Americans will at some point ..
A total of 1,478,250 people signed up on HealthCare.gov since Nov. 1, the start of open enrollment in individual health insurance plans, according to ..
A total of 1,478,250 people signed up on HealthCare.gov since Nov. 1, the start of open enrollment in individual health insurance plans, according to ..
Jennifer Carroll Foy, a 36-year-old public defender from Woodbridge, Virginia, beat Republican Mike Makee for the 2nd District seat by a last week. He..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than 800,000 people signed up for Obamacare individual health insurance plans in the second week of open enrollment, the U..