Medicaid News and Research

RSS
Medicaid is the United States health program for eligible individuals and families with low incomes and resources. It is a means-tested program that is jointly funded by the states and federal government, and is managed by the states.
Home care agencies often wrongly deny Medicare help to the chronically ill

Home care agencies often wrongly deny Medicare help to the chronically ill

Trump’s work-for-Medicaid rule puts work on states’ shoulders

Trump’s work-for-Medicaid rule puts work on states’ shoulders

Emergency department program reduces unnecessary admission of older patients by 33%

Emergency department program reduces unnecessary admission of older patients by 33%

Pregnancies after failed outpatient sterilization procedures more likely to result in live births

Pregnancies after failed outpatient sterilization procedures more likely to result in live births

Trump administration clears way to require work for some Medicaid enrollees

Trump administration clears way to require work for some Medicaid enrollees

A poor neighborhood in Chicago looks to Cuba to fight infant mortality

A poor neighborhood in Chicago looks to Cuba to fight infant mortality

HHS nominee vows to tackle high drug costs, despite his ties to industry

HHS nominee vows to tackle high drug costs, despite his ties to industry

Running on empty: CHIP funding could run out Jan. 19 for some states

Running on empty: CHIP funding could run out Jan. 19 for some states

From retirement to the front lines of hepatitis C treatment

From retirement to the front lines of hepatitis C treatment

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Medicare now covers new noninvasive test for heart disease

Small-cell lung cancer patients encounter obstacles to receiving standard-of-care treatment

Small-cell lung cancer patients encounter obstacles to receiving standard-of-care treatment

Frail patients losing access to dental house calls

Frail patients losing access to dental house calls

Trump administration relaxes financial penalties against nursing homes

Trump administration relaxes financial penalties against nursing homes

Ophthalmologists have more negative perceptions about effect of EHR systems

Ophthalmologists have more negative perceptions about effect of EHR systems

Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palate

Study: Higher dose of anti-seizure drug during pregnancy may increase baby's risk of cleft lip, palate

Indirect referrals by nonpublic EDs prevalent in communities with public hospital option

Indirect referrals by nonpublic EDs prevalent in communities with public hospital option

Medicaid expansions for low-income parents can lead to expanded use of prenatal care

Medicaid expansions for low-income parents can lead to expanded use of prenatal care

Children’s insurance, other health programs funded — for now — in bill

Children’s insurance, other health programs funded — for now — in bill

Medicare penalizes group of 751 hospitals for patient injuries

Medicare penalizes group of 751 hospitals for patient injuries

Medicaid expansion improves early-stage cancer detection, research shows

Medicaid expansion improves early-stage cancer detection, research shows