Clinical CareHow a Doctor Breaks Norms to Treat Refugees and Recent Immigrants
Mango House provides food and clothing assistance, after-school programs, English classes, legal help ? and even a Boy Scout troop.
TelehealthLatinos Embraced Remote Mental Health Visits Amid Pandemic
By greatly boosting the numbers of people using telehealth, COVID-19 may have jumpstarted broader adoption of telehealth for mental health...
PayerCalifornia Makes It Easier for Low-Income Residents to Get and Keep Free Health Coverage
A provision in California's newly approved state budget will eliminate the asset test for the 2 million Californians enrolled in...
PayerNevada's Public Option Continues Healthcare's Cost Versus Coverage Debate
Opponents' primary argument is that covering the uninsured, while noble, fails to address healthcare's other related albatross?skyrocketing costs, including for...
StrategyCalifornia Lawmakers Push Feds to Allow a Therapy That Pays Meth Users to Abstain
Providers worry that by paying patients they'll violate anti-kickback regulations and thus jeopardize their federal funding through Medicaid.
PayerBiden Quietly Transforms Medicaid Safety Net
Biden's efforts ? which have been largely overshadowed by other economic and health initiatives ? represent an abrupt reversal of...
StrategyMedicaid and CHIP Added Nearly 10M Enrollees During COVID-19 PHE
Total enrollment for both Medicaid and CHIP programs topped 80.5 million people by the end of January.
PayerPandemic Swells Medicaid Enrollment to 80 Million People, a 'High-Water Mark'
Medicaid, once considered the ugly duckling compared with the politically powerful and popular Medicare program, now covers nearly 1 in...
StrategyNewsom Wants to Spend Millions on the Health of Low-Income Mothers and Their Babies
Newsom, a self-described feminist and the father of four young children, has long advocated family-friendly health and economic policies.
Clinical CareMany New Moms Get Kicked Off Medicaid 2 Months After Giving Birth. Illinois Will Change That.
Illinois became the first state to be approved by HHS to extend Medicaid up to a full year after a...
Clinical CareA Program Promised to Pay for Brain-Damaged Infants' Care. Then It Sent Families to Medicaid Instead.
Florida lawmakers stripped parents of the right to sue over births gone terribly wrong, created a program to cover those...
PayerACA Premiums Fall While Employer-based Premiums Rise, Again
The national average benchmark premium for a 40-year-old, non-smoker with an ACA-backed plan in 2021 was $443 a month, a...