Health & Human Services
The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program's authorization expired in December, prompting states to use limited leftover funds.
Health & Human Services
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Civil asset forfeiture reform bills … New Orleans short-term rental restrictions … and Oregon roadkill consumption rules.
“We think 2019 is going to be the year of Medicaid buy-in,” one health care advocate said.
A new government report highlights just how pervasive the problem is.
States have until Jan. 20 to request an early issuance to make sure they receive February SNAP funding.
Some drug users report actually opting for the the synthetic opioid, which experts in many places have linked with many overdoses.
Many localities haven’t yet felt the full brunt of influenza season.
A machine-learning model showed promising results in finding lead pipes, but city officials and their engineering contractor abandoned it.
After being discovered in New Jersey in August 2017, the invasive species has been spotted in 45 counties in eight other states.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture offered its proposal Thursday, the same day the president signed a bill that rejected expanded work mandates.
A California state auditor’s report focuses much attention on a slow public health response as the highly-contagious liver disease spread.
One in five high school seniors vaped in 2018.
“On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me … a brand new STD.”
Officials in the three states where voters approved expanding Medicaid last month are moving forward, regardless of a ruling by a Texas judge declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Communication black hole during Camp Fire … N.Y. seafood fraud investigation … and mental health needs swell after Anchorage quake.
At least one advocacy group points to housing affordability as a key factor. Also on Monday, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson announced a high-level staff departure.
Changes to the “public charge” rule could make it harder for immigrants to secure green cards if they seek government services like Medicaid.
Thirty states have passed safe harbor laws for Christian health care share ministries, stating that they are not insurance companies and are exempt from insurance regulations.
Finding more resources to help struggling populations “needs to be reframed as an economic imperative, even a national security issue.”
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