Monthly Archives: February 2017

Indiana’s Claims About Its Medicaid Experiment Don’t All Check Out

Then-Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announces that the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services has approved the state’s waiver request for… Continue reading »

What’s Next For The Affordable Care Act? Your Questions Answered

The one thing that’s certain is that there will be changes in the Affordable Care Act. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide… Continue reading »

Threat Of Obamacare Repeal Leaves Community Health Centers In Limbo

The Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center opened in 2016 to serve a low-income community in Denver. The clinic… Continue reading »

GOP Considers Trimming Health Law’s 10 Essential Benefits

Seema Verma, who is President Trump’s nominee to head the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services, has said that maternity benefits… Continue reading »

With Protests, Both Obama And Trump White Houses Saw ‘Manufactured’ Anger

A group numbering in the hundreds gather to protest the appearance of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell R-Ky., and the… Continue reading »

Health Insurance Woes Add To The Risky Business Of Farming

Taylor Hutchinson says having subsidized health care costs has been critical to being able to start a farm with her… Continue reading »

GOP Leaders Urge Return To ‘High-Risk Insurance Pools’ That Critics Call Costly

Craig Britton once paid $18,000 a year in premiums for health insurance he bought through Minnesota’s “high risk pool.” He… Continue reading »

Republican Health Care Proposal Would Cover Fewer Low-Income Families

Rep. William “Bill” Huizenga, R-Mich., says House Republicans “know the direction we want to go and sort of the destination”… Continue reading »

The Perplexing Psychology Of Saving For Health Care

A health savings account works much like a personal savings account — with a difference. Any money in it that… Continue reading »

Shorter Enrollment Period For Obamacare Proposed By Administration

With Tom Price now at the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services, the administration has made its… Continue reading »