Hepatitis A and tax reform are more intertwined than you might think.
The state has also announced that it will be forced to terminate coverage altogether on Feb. 1 if Congress fails to act.
Terry McAuliffe has attempted expansion three times already. Thanks to Democratic gains in the state legislature, his odds of success have improved.
“I think they need to see the faces of the mothers and children they’re impacting. We’re not numbers or budgets. We’re people.”
“[I]f one more congressman tells me ‘no problem, they believe in CHIP and they’re going to fund it’ and still they don’t, I think I’m going to scream. Because promises aren’t paying the bills and keeping kids covered.”
The survey, which is collected over a five-year period is the nation's only source of small-area estimates for socio-economic and demographic data.
States may not be able to count on reallocated money from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for much longer.
With reserve funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program running out, officials in states like Virginia find themselves in a completely unprecedented position.
The state only has enough money to keep the program operational until Jan. 31.
As many has 14 states and territories have needed emergency funding from the federal government. That number is bound to grow if Congressional delays continue.
In a new report, The White House Council of Economic Advisers is the first to take the economic cost of lives lost into account.
“Declaring a health emergency without offering any additional resources is akin to saying ‘I want to get a job’ but I don’t send in a resume and I don’t go for interviews.”
Americans think Trump and Congress should tackle the opioid epidemic, hurricane relief and immigration reform, but the majority of the public does not think a tax overhaul should be a top priority.
At least seven departments saw their scores decline from last year.
The Republican governor says he will block Medicaid expansion (again) until the state legislature can find a way to pay for the program.
Two other states, Utah and Idaho, may attempt their own expansion-by-referendum on next year’s ballot.
In a speech before the National Association of Medicaid Directors, Seema Verma outlined the administration’s vision and called for a “reset” of the federal-state partnership.
A Medicaid expansion by ballot measure in Maine, the looming cliff in Puerto Rico and news from Utah and Wisconsin.
Here are some of its recommendations that will matter most for state and local governments.
The House plan to reauthorize CHIP would cut the Affordable Care Act’s Public Health and Prevention Fund by 75 percent over the next decade.
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