Topic: Medicaid Expansion
Medicaid can be a lifesaver for enrollees with chronic conditions. In fact, AHIP found the coverage is nearly equivalent to many commercial plans.
New governors in Maine and Kansas will likely pave the way for Medicaid expansion in their respective states.
A split Congress means major overhauls—such as a Republican-led "repeal and replace" bill or a Democratic-led move to single payer—are off the table.
The midterm elections' major implication for the healthcare industry? Some much-needed predictability.
The Golden State has made notable progress reducing racial disparities in coverage, but even one poor policy decision could send it back to square one.
From the first female Democratic doctor in Congress to states considering Medicaid expansion, here's what we'll have our eye on Tuesday night.
Red state voters came out in support of Medicaid expansion in Nebraska, Utah and Idaho.
Democrats won upsets in several red-leaning gubernatorial races, but the possibilities for Medicaid expansion may be slimmer than they would like.
Flexibility can be extremely valuable in crafting health policy—or it can underpin poor policy, with potentially dangerous consequences, experts say.