Monthly Archives: December 2014

Hospitals Win In States That Chose To Expand Medicaid

When the Affordable Care Act passed, many people focused on the law’s creation of marketplaces to help the uninsured buy… Continue reading »

Here’s Why Obama Said The U.S. Is ‘Less Racially Divided’

President Obama says Americans feel worse about race relations not because relations are worse, but because we’re talking about them… Continue reading »

Tennessee’s Medicaid Deal Dodges A Partisan Fight

i i Gov. Bill Haslam announces his proposal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee on Dec. 15. Under the plan, the… Continue reading »

A Split View On Obamacare’s Past And Future

i i Kevin Counihan (left) runs HealthCare.gov, and Michael Cannon, of the Cato Institute, is a prominent critic of Obamacare…. Continue reading »

Would You Like Health Insurance With Those Stocking Stuffers?

i i Need a gift for a 20-something kid about to age out of the family’s health plan? Juana Rivera… Continue reading »

When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

i i Donna Giron wheels through the halls of the nursing home she’s lived in since May. Finding an affordable… Continue reading »

Obama Administration Downplays Court Challenge To Health Law

i i Elisa Carrero assists Julian Gauiria, of Paterson, N.J., with enrollment in the health insurance exchange in November. Signups… Continue reading »

Too Little, Too Late For Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

i i Sandra Lopez (left) and her dog Coco greeting hospice nurse Heather Meyerend last fall. In the weeks before… Continue reading »

Alaska’s Governor Eager To Expand Medicaid

i i Valerie Davidson was appointed health commissioner by Alaska’s Gov. Bill Walker to help him expand Medicaid in the… Continue reading »

Tennessee Governor Moves To Expand Medicaid Coverage

i i Gov. Bill Haslam announces his proposal to expand Medicaid in Tennessee at the state Capitol in Nashville Monday…. Continue reading »