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Why Would I Need a Medicaid Lawyer?

Like many people, you may have made it through the majority of your working years without ever needing to turn to Medicaid for help with your healthcare expenses because you have been fortunate enough to be covered by employer sponsored or private health insurance coverage. 75 more words

Hospitals target nutrition, other social needs to boost health


Tom Shicowich “really, really, really liked Coca-Cola” before he began a new nutrition program targeting his Type 2 diabetes and weight. Being on a “very tight budget,” he couldn’t afford the fruit and vegetables he cut up for a living at his part-time grocery store job.  284 more words

Kansas House advances Medicaid expansion

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – The Kansas House has given first-round approval to providing Medicaid to more low-income, non-elderly adults.

The proposal would expand coverage to those earning up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, about $16,000 for a single person. 106 more words


Senator Casey Visits Senior Center in Luzerne County

KINGSTON — Senator Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) has been working his way around Pennsylvania this week.

The second-term senator is not necessarily holding town hall meetings, but having events which try to bring attention to issues important to Democrats. 122 more words


Federal judge blocks Texas from cutting Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood

On Tuesday, a federal judge temporarily blocked Texas from cutting Medicaid funding to the 30 Planned Parenthood health centers in the state.

This is especially important because low-income Americans account for an overwhelming majority of Planned Parenthood patients, with… 360 more words

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Why Medicaid Matters for the Aging Community

Want to know what proposed changes to Medicaid would mean for older adults and the State of CA?

These changes could drastically affect LTSS, long-term services and supports, which supports the most vulnerable older adults. 106 more words

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Editorial: Brown’s Medicaid proposal feels good but is irresponsible

It’s easy to feel good about Gov. Kate Brown’s Monday proposal to provide medical care for more than 17,000 children who are in the state illegally. 59 more words