Maryland's prisons and jails release thousands of inmates each year without helping them enroll in Medicaid, jeopardizing their health and putting communities at greater risk.
For American Indians on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in South Dakota, getting health care can take weeks. Indians who move to the city find that access can be difficult, too.
For Native Americans on South Dakota's Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, it can take weeks to get in to see a doctor and hours to get an ambulance after a life-threatening injury.
Millions of children and adults are eligible for subsidized dental care in California. But the state's program is underfunded and many families can't find a dentist who participates, a report finds.
New Mexico is using time-motion studies to sue a chain of nursing homes for fraud. State prosecutors say the facilities couldn't possibly have provided the care promised — and billed for.
Almost twice as many people as expected have signed up for Medicaid, and it has saved Montana $3 million so far, according to a progress report. But the program still has critics.
About 5,500 immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally need dialysis. The publicly funded insurance they're eligible to receive only covers the treatment when it's urgently required.
Unless Congress and the White House can agree on a funding fix for Medicaid in the U.S. territory, many worry that Puerto Rico's health care system could collapse when stopgap funding ends next year.
Despite the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Texas still has 6 million uninsured people, low Medicaid reimbursement rates and narrow choices of doctors and hospitals for many who are insured.