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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 Sun, Feb, 26 GOP Governors at Health-Law Impasse Governors meeting Saturday to discuss health-care policy said they hadn’t reached a consensus on the future of the Medicaid program, an issue hamstringing Republicans’ bid to alter the Affordable Care Act. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Sun, Feb, 26 There's a flaw in the homeland missile defense system. The Pentagon sees no need to fix it The Pentagon is pushing ahead with an expansion of the nation’s homeland missile defense system, despite a newly recognized deficiency that affects nearly all the system’s rocket interceptors, a Los Angeles Times investigation has found. The problem threatens the performance of small thrusters..... Source: los angelas times http://www.coverage-counts.org Sat, Feb, 25 The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind Republican governors want to reverse what they consider an incentive not to work, but critics say putting employment before health care is backward. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Sat, Feb, 25 The Adults a Medicaid Work Requirement Would Leave Behind Republican governors want to reverse what they consider an incentive not to work, but critics say putting employment before health care is backward. Source: new york times http://www.coverage-counts.org Sat, Feb, 25 GOP Governors at Health-Law Impasse Governors meeting Saturday to discuss health-care policy said they hadn’t reached a consensus on the future of the Medicaid program, an issue hamstringing Republicans’ bid to alter the Affordable Care Act. Source: wall street journal http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Feb, 24 Extension On Non-ACA Compliant Plans Could Undermine Efforts To Stabilize Markets The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued the ruling Thursday to allow "grandmothered" plans to operate until Dec. 31, 2018. Meanwhile AHIP President Marilyn Tavenner and American Hospital Association President Rick Pollack talk about fixing the marketplace for individuals. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Feb, 24 Governors, Who Hold Key Role In GOP’s Hopes To Revamp Medicaid, Bring Concerns To D.C. The National Governors Association's annual meeting begins in Washington this weekend, and the governors are expecting to raise their concerns about efforts to change Medicaid in discussions with members of Congress and President Donald Trump. Some states are already requesting waivers to make key a... Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Feb, 24 8 Out Of 10 Americans Support Health Law’s Medicaid Expansion, Poll Finds Both Republicans and Democrats wanted to preserve the funding that's helped 11 million low-income people get health care coverage. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Feb, 24 Kansas House Passes Medicaid Expansion Bill But Senate Action Is Uncertain Gov. Sam Brownback opposes Medicaid expansion, and the margin in the House vote was three votes shy of a veto-proof majority. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org Fri, Feb, 24 A Safety-Net Medical Center Wrestles With Specter of ‘Repeal’ San Mateo Medical Center is among hundreds of safety-net hospitals in California and across the country that stand to lose big if the federal government slashes support for Medicaid and insurance exchanges. Source: kaiser health news http://www.coverage-counts.org
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