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As Medicaid Shrinks, Clinics for the Poor Are Trying to Survive

Appointment cancellations and financial distress have become a constant at Bethesda Pediatrics, a nonprofit medical clinic in East Texas that…

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Hey, What Happened to My Health Insurance?

Tamikka Burks was in an Arkansas emergency room when she found out she had lost her Medicaid coverage. In mid-September,…

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Biden Administration Warns 9 Governors About Medicaid Losses Among Children

Xavier Becerra, the health and human services secretary, suggested that states were doing far too little to make sure that…

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Facing Financial Ruin as Costs Soar for Elder Care

Margaret Newcomb, 69, a retired French teacher, is desperately trying to protect her retirement savings by caring for her 82-year-old…

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A Third of Medicaid Recipients With Opioid Use Disorder Aren’t Getting Medication to Treat It

A new analysis also found wide disparities in age and race, with Black and young people receiving treatments at far…

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5 Million New Yorkers Just Got Better Health Care

After a class-action suit, people on Medicaid will get coverage for dental care, including root canals and implants.

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Will North Carolina Be the ‘Beginning of the End’ of the Medicaid Expansion Fight?

Intense patient advocacy, shifting politics, a determined Democratic governor and a handful of maverick Republicans led the state to join…

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