Category: Medicare

Study: Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Forgo Medical Care

AP By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar Low-income people in states that haven’t expanded Medicaid are much more likely to forgo needed medical care than the poor in other states, according to a government report released Monday amid election debates from Georgia to Utah over coverage for the needy. The nonpartisan Government Accountability Office worked with the National …

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Administration Pressed to Expand Mental Health Treatment

The New York Times By Associated Press Staff Amid the outcry over the Florida school shootings, the Trump administration says it is “actively exploring” ways to help states expand inpatient mental health treatment using Medicaid funds. President Donald Trump again brought up the issue of mental hospitals in a meeting with governors this week, invoking …

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