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The Supreme Court decision allows states to choose whether or not to expand health care coverage through Medicaid. If all states approve expansion, more than 15 million uninsured adults will become newly eligible for health insurance.
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http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 U.S. Ramping Up Major Renewal in Nuclear Arms This expansion comes under a president who campaigned for “a nuclear-free world” and made disarmament a main goal of American defense policy. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 State Highlights: La. Struggles With State Worker Health Program Costs; Aging In Ky. A selection of health policy stories from Hawaii, Louisiana, Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Missouri. The Associated Press: Hawaii Public Hospitals Cut While Hurting For Cash Public hospitals across Hawaii are finding ways to redu... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 New Medicaid Enrollees Pleased With Coverage, But Note They Still Face Obstacles Focus-group research finds that people who received Medicaid coverage under the health law's expansion are generally happy but find roadblocks to getting care, The Washington Post reports. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog: Millions Have Joined Medicaid Under Obamacare. Here's What They Think Of ... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 Viewpoints: CHIP Funding Needed; GOP's Flawed Plan To Make 'The Pill' OTC; Millenials' Health Issues The New York Times: Children's Health Insurance At A Crossroads Federal financing for a beneficial health insurance program for low-income children, known as the Children's Health Insurance Program or CHIP, will run out next year unless Congress agrees to extend it. Bills are pending in both the Hou... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 New Medicaid Enrollees Pleased With Coverage, But Note They Still Face Obstacles Focus-group research finds that people who received Medicaid coverage under the health law's expansion are generally happy but find roadblock to getting care, The Washington Post reports. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog: Millions Have Joined Medicaid Under Obamacare. Here's What They Think Of I... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Mon, Sep, 22 Highlights: Hawaii Public Hospital Cuts; La. Struggles With State Worker Health Program Costs; Aging In Ky. A selection of health policy stories from Hawaii, Louisiana, Kentucky, New York, New Jersey, Georgia, Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Missouri. The Associated Press: Hawaii Public Hospitals Cut While Hurting For Cash Public hospitals across Hawaii are finding ways to redu... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Sep, 19 Viewpoints: Ezekiel Emanuel's Choice Of An Age To Die; New Enrollment Numbers Still Confusing The Atlantic: Why I Hope To Die At 75 Seventy-five. That’s how long I want to live: 75 years. This preference drives my daughters crazy. It drives my brothers crazy. My loving friends think I am crazy. They think that I can’t mean what I say; that I haven't thought clearly about this, b... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Sep, 19 Va. Legislators Return To Bitter Medicaid Expansion Debate, Kill Plan Without Formal Vote Elsewhere, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert may be gaining ground in Washington with the state's alternative Medicaid expansion plan, but the concept still faces opposition at home.  The Washington Post: Va. Legislators Approve Budget Deal, Reject Medicaid Expansion State legislators united across p... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Sep, 19 Demand For $84,000 Hepatitis C Drug Slows Health care providers may be waiting for other, soon-to-be-released drugs to treat hepatitis C. Also, an Indian pharmaceutical company faces Justice Department questions on pricing data for Medicaid. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog: The New $84,000 Hepatitis C Treatment Is Losing Momentum,... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Sep, 19 First Edition: September 19, 2014 Today's headlines include reports from a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform where the Obama administration provided its latest number -- 7.3 million -- of people who bought private insurance through the health law.    Kaiser Health News: Much D... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org
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