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Aging at Home Will Be Harder With Medicaid Cuts

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In 2012, Ti Randall of New York City, who has Alzheimer’s disease, had run out of savings. His Social Security and a veteran’s pension helped cover his basic living expenses. 41 more words


Perspectives: New Yorker - - The Republicans’ War On Medicaid

Many people who don’t use Medicaid think of it as a federal health-care program for the poor. It’s not. As incomes have stagnated and health-care costs have accelerated, Medicaid has turned into an essential support mechanism for more than 1 out of 5 Americans. 10 more words


I need a vacation.

Like, really really bad.

I’m beyond burned out. It feels kind of like depression, but it’s not, because if I spend a whole day sleeping I actually feel better afterwards. 425 more words


What You Should Know about Medi-Cal Law

California’s Medicaid program is known as Medi-Cal.  It provides free or low-cost health care coverage for adults who are 65 or older, blind, disabled, pregnant or residing in a long-term facility. 50 more words

A Busy Week For Health: Budget Cuts, CBO Scores And Mitch McConnell’s Cryptic Signal

It was a hectic week for people who follow news about health politics. Kaiser Health News veteran reporters Mary Agnes Carey and Julie Rovner sat down to discuss some of the major developments. 1,169 more words

The Health Law

What happens when states go hunting for welfare fraud

By the time Illinois decided to crack down on Medicaid fraud in 2012, state officials knew that many people enrolled in the program probably weren’t eligible. 26 more words