Tag Archives: Medicaid

Federal Judge Again Blocks Medicaid Work Requirements

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). For a second time in nine months, the same federal judge has struck down the Trump administration’s plan to force some Medicaid recipients to work to maintain benefits. The ruling Wednesday by U.S. District Judge James Boasberg blocks Kentucky from implementing the work requirements… Read More »

Coverage Denied: Medicaid Patients Suffer As Layers Of Private Companies Profit

Marcela Villa isn’t a big name in health care — but she played a crucial role in the lives of thousands of Medicaid patients in California. Her official title: denial nurse. Each week, dozens of requests for treatment landed on her desk after preliminary rejections. Her job, with the assistance of a part-time medical director,… Read More »

Stacey Abrams Hopes Medicaid Expansion Can Be a Winning Issue in Rural Georgia

ATLANTA — For the upscale urban audience at a campaign town hall here, it would have been enough for Stacey Abrams to pitch Medicaid expansion as a moral issue — the health-care-as-human-right argument that appeals to progressives everywhere. Instead, Ms. Abrams, the Democrat in the tossup race for Georgia governor, stuck to the pragmatic line… Read More »