Medicare/Medicaid Posts

Sanders’ ‘Medicare for All’ Expands Long-Term Care Benefits

March 12, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders is raising the stakes of the “Medicare for All” debate by expanding his proposal to include long-term care, a move that is forcing other Democratic presidential candidates to take a stand on addressing one of the biggest gaps in the U.S. health care system. Read More

Child Enrollment in Public Health Programs Fell by 600K Last Year

March 12, 2019

The number of kids enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) — two government health plans for the poor — fell by nearly 600,000 in the first 11 months of 2018, a precipitous drop that has puzzled and alarmed many health policy analysts, while several states say it reflects the good news of an improving economy. Read More