Millions of Kids Could Lose Health Insurance and Food Assistance Under Trump's Public Charge Rule
A new study estimates that as many as 8.3 million kids are at risk of losing their benefits.
California May Extend Medicaid to Undocumented Immigrants. Will Trump Weaken the Plan?
This week, the state came one step closer to becoming the first to extend Medicaid to all undocumented immigrants.
Florida's Medicaid Work Requirements Will Eliminate the Program for the Very Poor
A federal judge struck down work requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky, but Republican state legislatures continue to pursue them around the country.
Viewfinder: Senator Chris Murphy Holds a Press Conference With Fellow Democratic Senators on Protecting Medicaid
United States Senator Chris Murphy (D-Connecticut) speaks during a news conference on health care on April 30th, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
The GOP Movement to Gut Medicaid Has Come to Tennessee
Tennessee has been purging people from its Medicaid rolls, while the legislature is working to promote caps on the program.
HIV Rates Are Rising in States That Didn't Expand Medicaid
Dramatically reducing HIV infections in the next decade will prove very difficult—and may be impossible with cuts to Medicaid or the repeal of the ACA.
The Courts Are Making It Harder to Restrict Medicaid Through Work Requirements
But the Trump administration's attacks on Medicaid are nowhere near finished.
Utah Is Ground Zero for the GOP's Plan to Limit Medicaid Expansion
A well-funded Medicaid expansion saves lives and money. Yet Utah and 14 other states are applying for work requirements in hopes of strangling the program.
Trump's 2019 Budget Proposal Is Dangerous—and Right in Line With Republican Values
When it comes to attacking programs that help the most vulnerable Americans, Donald Trump is right in step with his predecessors and his party.
A Universal Basic Income Might Hurt Poor People More Than Help
Research finds that paying for a universal basic income would likely mean cutting welfare, food stamps, and the Earned Income Tax Credit.
Could Medicaid for All Work as a Path to Universal Coverage?
A new study suggests that states already have broad legal authority to expand Medicaid access.
Thanks to the 2018 Elections, More States Are Expanding Medicaid
Until American health care becomes truly universal, Medicaid expansion is the best way for states to safeguard the most vulnerable populations.
The Trump Administration's Latest Plan to Gut Medicaid
With Dems running the House, the Trump administration is looking for ways to enact its agenda without legislative approval.
What Will Happen If Texas Succeeds in Kicking Planned Parenthood Out of Its Medicaid Program?
The research on the consequences of Planned Parenthood losing public funding offers a sense of what may happen.
Ballot Initiatives Are Bringing Medicaid Expansion to Some of America's Most Conservative States
The passage of Medicaid expansion in three deeply conservative states is evidence that a less partisan presentation of policy is allowing voters to make decisions based more on their own interests.
What Disability Leaders Want to See From 2020 Candidates
After the 2016 election, disability activists say the bar for prospective Democratic nominees has never been higher.
Five Ways the Health-Care System Will Change If the ACA Is Struck Down
If Friday's ruling striking down the ACA is upheld, the changes will be disruptive and far-reaching.
What's Medicaid Got to Do With Early Childhood Development?
Two recent independent reports argue that Medicaid and CHIP could be effectively leveraged to improve early childhood for the 45 percent of American children served by these programs.
How Medicaid Expansion Boosts Financial Well-Being
A new study found that folks who acquired subsidized health insurance through Obamacare were 25 percent less likely to miss paying their rent or mortgage on time.
How Medicaid Expansion Could Improve Political Participation
New evidence suggests Oregon's Medicaid expansion boosted short-term political participation in the years immediately after the law was passed.
What Will the Mid-Terms Mean for Health Care in the United States?
Voters consistently rank health care as one of the most important issues in this election.
Here's What Happened When Arkansas Implemented Work Requirements for Medicaid Recipients
Over 8,000 beneficiaries lost coverage in the last two months.
Middle-Income Americans Are Increasingly Making Use of the Social Safety Net
A new report released by the Brookings Institution finds the safety net is not just for low-income folks anymore.