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States expand Medicaid benefits despite federal uncertainty
Oct 19 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
While GOP and President Trump seek major cuts in federal funding of Medicaid, 26 states this year ...
Insurance exchange website for consumers will shut down on most Sundays
Sep 25 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
HHS will also shut down the federal exchange -- healthcare.gov -- overnight on the first day ...
Marketplaces spike but job-based premiums show modest gains
Sep 19 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
While overall premium increases remain modest, workers are picking up about a third of the insurance cost.
Uninsured rate at record low according to new Census Bureau report
Sep 12 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
The nation's uninsured rate dropped to 8.8 percent down from 9.1 percent in 2015.
CHIP reauthorization complicated with packed legislative calendar this month
Sep 11 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
A Kaiser Family Foundation survey this summer of state Medicaid officials said 10 states ...
Survey: Leaders need to make ACA work
Aug 11 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
A new Kaiser Family Foundation survey finds almost 6 in 10 people think the Republicans should work with Democrats to improve ...
Trump can still cut Medicaid with state waivers
Jul 31 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Despite failed ACA repeal efforts, states can request waivers from the administration but experts say this goes ...
Appalachia hospital giants Mountain States, Wellmont seek state-sanctioned monopoly
Jul 24 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Mountain States and Wellmont have been in a healthcare "arms race" for ...
Senate worried about Indian Health Service's underfunding with Trump's budget
Jul 13 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Alaskan Senator Lisa Murkowski is worried about effects on Indian health care ...
Medicare flags overuse of hyperbaric therapy for diabetics due to questionable value
Jun 28 | Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
The American Diabetes Association does not recommend the treatment and ...