Posts tagged "Medicaid"
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.
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

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, April 16, 2015.

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

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, April 2, 2015.

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

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, February 27, 2015.