Medicaid

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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‘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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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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Peter Lee on Obamacare, Covered California and Where We Go Next With Health Care

The head of California’s Obamacare exchange reflects on a decade of running one of the most successful parts of the ACA.

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When Risk Adjustment Falls Short

Hannah Neprash writes about a new study showing the limits of risk adjustment to level the playing field among insurance plans.

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Medicaid Expansion Is About More Than New Enrollees

Paul Shafer writes about a new study on how Louisiana’s Medicaid expansion helped people already in the program find care closer to their homes.

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How Medicaid Mental Health Coverage Could Keep People Out of Jail

Kosali Simon shares research on the relationship between Medicaid, mental health care and incarceration.

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