Medicaid

The Treacherous Transition from Medicaid to Private Insurance

Adrianna McIntyre shares new research on the effect of losing coverage through Medicaid and how long it takes to bounce back.

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California Bets Big on Housing in Medicaid

We trace the origins, early results and challenges of California’s ambitious new Medicaid initiative to pay for some non-medical services like connecting people to housing.

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Streamlining Access to the Safety Net

Paul Shafer highlights newly federal rule aimed at streamlining application and renewal processes for enrolling in Medicaid and CHIP.

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Alleviating the Financial Burden of Poverty with Medicaid

Joseph Benitez shares new research that shows Medicaid recipients may benefit beyond increased access to care.

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‘Can More Time on Medicaid Lower Maternal Deaths?’ Transcript

‘Can More Time on Medicaid Lower Maternal Deaths?’ Transcript May 26, 2022 Note: This transcript has been created with a combination of machine ears and human eyes. There may be small differences between this document and the audio version, which is one of many reasons we encourage you to listen to the episode! Listen in Apple Podcasts…

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Can More Time on Medicaid Lower Maternal Deaths?

We explore the country’s high rates of pregnancy-related deaths and the potential impact Biden’s push to expand Medicaid coverage for pregnant people may have.

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When a Medicaid Card Isn’t Enough

Paul Shafer writes about new research on how many doctors listed in Medicaid networks actually treat Medicaid patients.

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Too Healthy for the Hospital, Too Sick for the Streets

Medical respite — a decades-old way of caring for homeless people — is on the rise.

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A New Era in the Fight Over Medicaid Premiums

The impact of charging people to use Medicaid and how phasing out premiums could threaten one state’s Medicaid expansion.

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How Safety Net Programs Work Together to Improve Health

Joe Benitez shares research about how food, income and health care safety net programs overlap to support low-income families.

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