Posts tagged "Medicaid"

Jan. 11 news: Medicaid work requirement, SAMHSA program halt, PA opioid declaration, cholera in Zambia

Check out today's public health news for Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

Federal ACA reform turmoil stifles state Medicaid planning

A new survey of state Medicaid directors reveals the planning challenges they face while future funding remains uncertain.
APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

APHA Storify: Medicaid matters: Protecting those at greatest risk

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act offers health care coverage to millions who could not access it before. The proposed Senate reforms that threatened the expansion were recently voted down. But the fight isn't over. The threats are back.

August 14 news: Stronger Medicaid, vaccinating California’s kindergartners, rural childbirth crisis, plague in Arizona

Check out today's public health news on Monday, August 14, 2017.

Feb. 17 news: Climate & Health Meeting, Zika testing mistakes, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services nominee

Check out today's public health news for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
The Nation's Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

The Nation’s Health: Medicaid, Medicare making the move toward social determinants

A new policy could have dramatic and lasting effects on public health, as a major government program takes a turn toward addressing social determinants.

April 19 news: Doctors on climate change, Medicaid expansion, skin cancer prevention

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

March 29 news: Obama addresses opioids, HHS on Medicaid expansion, air pollution risks

Check out today's public health news on Tuesday, March 29, 2016.
APHA, advocates decry House budget resolution

APHA, advocates decry House budget resolution

This week the House Budget Committee passed a budget resolution that follows a dangerously familiar path, according to APHA and public health advocates.
AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease

AJPH study: Medicaid coverage linked to improved access to outpatient care, control of chronic disease

New research in the American Journal of Public Health highlights how the implementation of the Affordable Care Act is creating a healthier U.S.
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.