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Often-Cited Criticism About Low Rate Of Doctor Participation In Medicaid May Be Misleading

KHN Morning Briefing

A fact-check examines one of the frequent complaints about Medicaid and finds that the situation is much more complicated. Also, the Des Moines Register reports that the help Iowa promised to the private companies running its Medicaid managed care program will be much more expensive for the federal government, and the Denver Post looks at the continuing problems with the state’s new Medicaid payment system.

For Red States, A New Calculation About Medicaid Expansion

KHN Morning Briefing

Since the Republican health bill’s collapse in the House, some states that have been resisting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion may rethink that option. Even so, Arkansas lawmakers are having some difficulty getting the votes needed to continue with the expansion program there, and Missouri lawmakers turn down an expansion bill.

Majority of Americans Do Not Approve Of Republicans’ Health Plans

KHN Morning Briefing

A new poll found that of six changes the failed House GOP bill would have made to former President Barack Obama’s law, five drew more negative than positive reactions. A separate poll shows that Republican support of repeal plunged sharply as well.