A Democratic governor coaxed a Republican legislative leader into backing Medicaid expansion after years of opposition. Could this be a model for Washington?
A new bill in Washington is similar to legislation passed in Colorado last year.
The number of states making it easier for inmates to reactivate benefits has tripled.
Number of states in past five years to consider drug importation: 33.
The state says it will boost people out of poverty. Critics say thousands will lose coverage.
Melissa Walls of the Center for American Indian Health in Duluth, Minnesota, talks about the lasting health effects of “Indian Relocation” policies of the 1950s.
California’s recurrent power outages in response to wildfire threats have forced patients to think about how they get care when the power is cut at hospitals and clinics.
States are just now becoming aware of a five-year-old federal policy.
Although many consumers pay nothing out of pocket for flu shots, insurers foot the bill. And those prices vary dramatically.
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A fairly minor policy option could make a major difference: increasing access to Medicaid for postpartum women.
State officials in Montana estimate that up to 12,000 people will lose health coverage when work requirements are put in place.
Many safety net and rural hospitals have slim or negative operating margins.
From encouraging development of accessible and affordable housing to training older adults so they can get back into the workforce, the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging highlights ways cities are engaging with seniors.
Washington, D.C. is trying a variety of strategies to reach women before, during, and after their pregnancies.
Reports of Lyme disease have more than doubled over the past two decades. Patients contend that insurance companies sometimes won’t pay for long-term treatment, while some doctors say that it isn’t necessary.
Washington is one of many states that carved out exceptions to the rights of parents to know about or consent to certain types of care their minor children receive.
Long-acting reversible contraception is strikingly effective at preventing unwanted pregnancies. A new medical program is seeking to remove barriers.
Utah may be a bellwether showing how far states can go in customizing Medicaid.
Hospital systems now invest in housing to help some of their most frequent patients. This allows them to safely discharge patients who otherwise would have no place to go, freeing up beds for sicker patients and saving the hospitals money.
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