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How Medicaid and Obamacare Hurt the Poor - and How to Fix Them

"Most physicians can't afford to accept Medicaid" patients, says Dr. Alieta Eck, a primary-care physician based in Piscataway, New Jersey. "If you're getting paid about $17 per visit, it won't be long ... read more

The only dental relief for many in this West Virginia county is extraction

No one's ever taken the time to show them how to brush their teeth. In 2014, West Virginia's then-Governor, Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin, expanded Medicaid under Obamacare ... legislature will ultimately ... read more

It's Not Just About Pre-Existing Conditions -- Medicaid Is On The Ballot Too

Nancy Paul, director of Chelsea's Faith in Action organization For years, her organization worked with a local doctor and nurse to offer basic medical services for the poor. They stopped after the Med... read more

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Meet the state Senate candidate who’s trying to convince Tennessee’s 1 percent to support Medicaid

Medicaid. Or, as she prefers to frame it, it’s a campaign to represent the district and its residents for who they are. “Some people have said, ‘You seem to focus a lot on the poor ... read more


Democratic wins in these 9 states will have seismic policy consequences

The governor-elect said as much the day after her election, explaining she would use existing state funds to cover Maine’s part of the expansion (under Obamacare ... in tatters. Medicaid expansion, wh... read more

Greitens says Obamacare hurt Missouri's budget. How?

Eric Greitens on Thursday blamed Obamacare for helping create the state ... “Caseloads” is typically a term used for those with Medicaid coverage, the state-run health insurance for the poor and disab... read more

How Obamacare repeal would hurt LGBT people

Section 1557 of Obamacare prohibits health care ... said many people with HIV/AIDS depend on Medicaid — both for drug and doctor care — because “a lot of people with HIV are very poor,” raising fears ... read more

Here's what J.B. Pritzker's election means for Illinois' taxes, minimum wage, health care and more

On Wednesday, during a television interview, Pritzker seemed to back off the idea of a short-term fix ... on the state’s Obamacare exchange. Pritzker wants to make those credits available when they pa... read more

Here’s how the next president could work with Congress to fix Obamacare

As we all know by now, The Donald wants to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act while Hillary wants to fix it. But what does that ... Expansion of Medicaid for low-income working poor, with most... read more

The Daily 202: 10 midterm takeaways

In Michigan, Democrat Gretchen Whitmer was elected governor by running on the promise to “fix the damn roads ... who focused her campaign largely on his vote to undermine Obamacare. “In the coming wee... read more

Greitens says Obamacare hurt the state budget. How?

Eric Greitens on Thursday blamed Obamacare for helping create the ... "Caseloads" is typically a term used for those with Medicaid coverage, the state-run health insurance for the poor and disabled. A... read more

Surprise! How Obamacare is beginning to look a lot like Medicaid

These Medicaid waiver programs for the poor require enrollees ... which eats up their cash or dumps them out of the job market. Effectively, many of the same people rotate between conventional Medicai... read more



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