Posts tagged "Medicaid"
Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Medicare at 50: What does it look like now and in the future?

Today is the 50th anniversary of Medicare (along with Medicaid). Since President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the program into legislation, Medicare — originally a basic insurance program — has transformed to provide quality coverage to 55 million Americans.
APHA Executive Director to Modern Healthcare: Medicaid expansion improves the nation's health

APHA Executive Director to Modern Healthcare: Medicaid expansion improves the nation’s health

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Social Security Act of 1965 establishing the Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Senate passes budget that batters public health

Senate passes budget that batters public health

For the first time in six years, Congress has passed a joint budget resolution. While that may seem like progress on a deeply divided Capitol Hill, the measure signifies a nearly wholesale retreat for public health.
House adopts ‘devastating’ budget agreement

House adopts ‘devastating’ budget agreement

The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday approved a framework to guide federal spending for the next fiscal year with dangerous implications for public health.

April 16 news: Divorce and heart health, Florida Medicaid, organ donors on Facebook

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April 2 news: U.S. drug use, exercise and vitamin D, Medicaid payments

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Feb.27 news: Ebola vaccination, Medicaid in Ohio, health apps

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Jan. 22 news: Tweets to track health; Disneyland measles outbreak, raising the smoking age

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Jan. 20 news: TV alcohol ads, kids eating pizza, worker safety

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Oct. 9 news: U.S. life expectancy, polio in Pakistan, students’ mental health

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Aug. 12 news: Medicaid growth, retired generals and school lunches, doctors asking about guns

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May 28 news: MERS virus in Iran, mobility in elders, reversing heroin overdoses

Check out today's public health news for Wednesday, May 28, 2014.