Results related to “medicaid”
by Von Diaz on October 15 2013, 3:05PM
A new study shows 52 percent of front-line fast-food employees need public assistance to make ends meet.
by Jorge Rivas on February 15 2013, 12:01PM
The Navajo Nation is on its way to becoming the first tribe to manage its own federally funded medicaid program.
by Akiba Solomon on October 11 2012, 9:54AM
Poor and uninsured women of color are starting to feel the results after two years of relentless attacks on family planning infrastructure. Akiba Solomon reports from Texas.
by Imara Jones on June 29 2012, 9:30AM
Hold the victory celebrations. Yes, the Supreme Court upheld the individual mandate, but it set up a scary fight over Medicaid—which is the half of the law that takes on the deep racial inequity burdening our health care system.
by Yvonne Yen Liu on September 13 2011, 8:50AM
A new report by the Commonwealth Fund highlights the dangers lawmakers face when they approach health care policy without the bigger picture in mind.
by Amara Nwosu on August 5 2011, 10:46AM
Both programs are enormously important to health coverage for people of color.
by Jamilah King on July 20 2011, 2:21PM
Estimates show that one in every six people in America receive some form of government assistance. Conservatives like O’Keefe still want to shame them.
by Shani O. Hilton on July 13 2011, 10:39AM
As the GOP pushes Medicare and Medicaid cuts, advocates urge Congress to make the programs work for three million home-care givers making poverty-wages—and the ballooning number of people who depend upon them.
by Kai Wright on April 21 2011, 11:15AM
The Mississippi governor will be among the most serious 2012 GOP contenders, and that’s troubling.
by Julie Appleby on March 22 2011, 9:51AM
The likely GOP presidential candidate says Medicaid recipients drive BMWs in Mississippi.
by Michelle Chen on September 17 2010, 3:14PM
Maybe with another few hundred thousand newly uninsured people next year, Washington will finally figure out that ignoring the pain won’t make it go away.
by Michelle Chen on June 4 2010, 10:00AM
When health care reform finally limped past the finish line on Capitol Hill, the compromises littering the final bill left many activists disillusioned, but some hoped that action on the state level could keep the progressive reform movement moving…
by Michelle Chen on January 6 2010, 11:51PM
By now, anyone who’s been following the health care battle in Congress knows that the gulf between aspiration and reality has become a chasm, and even the marginally progressive elements, like a broad public health program, may be scrubbed…