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The plan, advanced by four Republicans, faces a tough road in the legislature. Also in Medicaid news, troopers arrest protesters in the Tennessee governor’s office, Connecticut offers long-acting contraceptive options to enrollees after they give birth and enrollees in Oklahoma raise concerns about cutbacks.
Opinion writers across the country take hard looks at various aspects of the health care system, from what’s happening with the congressional repeal-and-replace debate and state health insurance markets to confidence levels in health data sharing, cost and quality issues and a range of other topics.
As the number of workers moving onto the Medicaid rolls grows, Gov. Charlie Baker says he would like to have an assessment on employers who don’t offer health benefits to employees. Also, proposed cuts in Medicaid payments to health providers in Oklahoma could affect services available to enrollees, and some Republican leaders in North Carolina discount the chances of a Medicaid expansion proposal getting through the legislature.
Editorial pages across the country include different thoughts on what’s next in Congress in the Affordable Care Act versus Trumpcare face-off and other issues related to overhauling the health care system.
Outlets report on news from Georgia, Connecticut, Minnesota, California, Kentucky, Florida, Maryland, Hawaii, Wisconsin, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Washington.
The proposal, offered by four Republican members including a former hospital executive, includes a premium of about 2 percent of enrollees’ household income and protocols for routine physicals and screenings. Media outlets also look at concerns in Oklahoma that new federal policies will cut Medicaid funding for hospitals, a large increase in Medicaid enrollees in Virginia and Florida’s plan to change Medicaid eligibility.
Los peores enemigos de la Ley de Cuidado de Salud Asequible ahora están a cargo. Y están discutiendo cambios que podrían afectar a una más amplia red de planes de empleadores y a la cobertura del Medicare para los adultos mayores.
There are many ways beyond legislative repeal for the Trump administration and congressional Republicans to unravel the Affordable Care Act.
A collection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.
There is a large community of people in northwest Arkansas that live in the United States under a treaty that came about when the Marshall Islands declared independence. Although they contribute to taxes and everything else that comes with living in America, they don’t have access to safety-net health programs like anyone else would.
About 50 people spoke out against the proposal during a hearing. Also, Florida lawmakers are considering adding a work requirement for Medicaid there.
Each week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the Web.
As state officials announce that Louisiana’s spending on Medicaid will likely make up about half the budget in 2018, state Rep. John Schroder says, “This is growing uncontrollably.” And other Medicaid developments from Iowa, Wisconsin and Kentucky make news.
The Republican-controlled House of Delegates overturns the effort by Gov. Terry McAuliffe.
Though talks continue, lawmakers are likely headed back to their districts for a two-week recess after failing to revive a health care plan.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma will recuse herself from the agency’s decision-making on whether to approve Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver because she helped develop the proposal in her former job as a health policy consultant.
Opinion writers take a hard look at the GOP’s latest crack at health care, the policies in play and what might be left on the cutting-room floor.
Outlets report on news from Iowa, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Oregon and Tennessee.