• 7:11pm Jun 22, 2013
    National National Health & Safety

    Political Fight Jeopardizes Medicaid In Mississippi

    Medicaid in Mississippi provides insurance to 1 in 5 residents. But funding could stop July 1 if politicians don't act. The Legislature has brought the program to the brink over a debate about expanding it under the Affordable Care Act.
  • 6:20pm Jun 12, 2013
    National National Health & Safety

    In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

    Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, one of President Obama's staunchest critics, has confounded conservatives in her own party by pushing for an extension of Medicaid coverage in the state.
  • 7:48pm May 01, 2013
    Health & Safety Health & Safety

    Second Thoughts On Medicaid From Oregon's Unique Experiment

    An influential study of Medicaid in Oregon found that recipients used more health care, spent less money and reported improved health. But the results of a follow-up study are less positive about whether people with coverage were healthier.
  • 7:31pm Feb 25, 2013
    National National Health & Safety

    Governors' D.C. Summit Dominated By Medicaid And The Sequester

    Since the governors last met in July, some have shifted their views on the federal health care law. A few Republicans have even changed their minds about the potential benefits of the president's plan to expand Medicaid.
  • 10:55am Dec 11, 2012
    National National Health & Safety

    Feds Say 'No' To Partial Medicaid Expansion

    In the Supreme Court's Affordable Care Act ruling this summer, it decided that states' plans for expansion of the Medicaid program should be optional. That led governors to ask if they could expand the program in part but still receive federal funding. The administration has said no.