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With Divided Congress, Health Care Action Hightails It to the States

Medicaid expansion was the biggest winner in last week’s elections.

Newly-elected leaders in the states will be in a stronger position than those in Washington to steer significant shifts in health care policy over the next couple of years as a divided Congress struggles with gridlock. 35 more words


JAMA Forum: Common Ground on Health

Knowing only life expectancy, child mortality, and the rate of death related to opioids, is it possible to guess whether a US county voted Democratic or Republican in the 2016 Presidential election? 912 more words

Health Policy

Uninsured rate keeps falling despite claims Trump is sabotaging Obamacare

The number of people without health insurance fell during the first six months of 2018, federal data show, despite warnings from Democrats and outside groups that the Trump administration sought to “sabotage” the healthcare system. 306 more words

Do you need an Elder Law attorney?

Many people hear the term “elder law” and think about estate planning, and planning for the end of life, but elder law is far more than that. 336 more words

Walton County Elder Law Attorney

Tony Evers could bring significant changes to health care in Wisconsin

Gov.-elect Tony Evers might face resistance in the Republican-controlled Legislature to fully expanding Medicaid as allowed by the health care law. But including federal money for the expansion in the state budget could make it hard to refuse, health policy experts said. > Wisconsin State Journal

Oregon Lawmakers Tackle Plan For Statewide Health Care

The Oregon Legislature launched a panel 10 months ago to develop a roadmap for affordable statewide universal health care. The task was ambitious. Similar efforts in other states have gotten nowhere, and there is scant support at the federal level for expanding Medicaid. 16 more words

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