Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

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Name: Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Date registered: September 12, 2017
URL: http://khn.org

Latest posts

  1. In Trump’s First Year, Nation’s Uninsured Rate Unchanged — September 12, 2018
  2. Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks — August 24, 2018
  3. Hospitals Battle For Control Over Fast-Growing Heart-Valve Procedure — August 17, 2018
  4. Medicare To Overhaul ACOs But Critics Fear Fewer Participants — August 9, 2018
  5. Outrageous Or Overblown? HHS Announces Another Round Of ACA Navigator Funding Cuts — July 12, 2018

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In Trump’s First Year, Nation’s Uninsured Rate Unchanged

The Census Bureau reports that the nation’s uninsurance rate was 8.8 percent in 2017 but notes that the rate did increase in 14 states.

Medicaid Covers Foster Kids, But Daunting Health Needs Still Slip Through The Cracks

Nearly all children in the foster care system are covered by Medicaid. Yet, foster parents still struggle to meet the extraordinary health needs of their children. To solve this, some states are experimenting with a coordinated approach to care — with mixed results.

Hospitals Battle For Control Over Fast-Growing Heart-Valve Procedure

Medicare limits payments for valve replacement via a catheter to hospitals with large numbers of heart procedures. But smaller facilities are crying foul.

Medicare To Overhaul ACOs But Critics Fear Fewer Participants

The moves could lead to a dramatic decrease in hospitals and doctors participating in the program, industry officials said.

Outrageous Or Overblown? HHS Announces Another Round Of ACA Navigator Funding Cuts

Advocates of the sweeping health law view this move by the Trump administration as its most recent act of sabotage. But not everyone views it as a mortal blow.

Despite U.S. Court’s Ruling, Medicaid Work Requirements Advance In Other States

It’s not yet clear what impact the decision on Kentucky’s mandate will have on other state programs.

Judge Blocks Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirement

The program’s rollout was scheduled to begin Sunday.

Rx: Zucchini, Brown Rice, Turkey Soup. Medicaid Plan Offers Food As Medicine.

A small group of insurers offers some members with serious illnesses medically tailored meals to improve their health.

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