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Perspectives

Drew Altman: The Big Warning in the Kentucky Medicaid Decision

“The court decision on Kentucky’s Medicaid waiver may be more sweeping than has been recognized … it shows how any state proposal to impose work requirements, or make other changes that reduce coverage, could be immediately vulnerable to legal challenges.”
Health Costs

Slideshow: 5 Charts About Americans and Medical Bills

1 in 4

Americans ages 18-64 report problems paying medical bills in the past year

Disparities Policy

What are the Health Implications of Separating Families at the Border?

  • Exposes children to trauma and stress
  • Can lead to negative effects on development and physical and mental health
  • Health consequences can be lifelong

 

Women's Health Policy

Proposed Changes to Title X: Implications for Women and Family Planning Providers

The Trump Administration proposed new regulations in June for the Federal Title X family planning program that could significantly impact the network of providers currently available to low-income women.
Medicaid

Medicaid Section 1115 Waivers: Interactive Map

Our Medicaid wavier tracker captures approved and pending state waivers involving Medicaid expansion, work requirements, benefit restrictions and other categories.

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