Medicaid

    • Super Committee Stalled As Nov. 23 Deadline Approaches

      The panel's top Republican said Thursday the main obstacle to a deal is Democratic insistence that tax increases be coupled with reforming health care programs.

      (Daily Report) Nov 11, 2011

    • First Edition: Nov. 11, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the challenges the super committee continues to confront its deadline approaces, as well as news about the Supreme Court's announcement on whether it will hear health law appeals.

      (Daily Report) Nov 11, 2011

    • Deficit Panel At Impasse Despite Offers

      The Democrats outlined a new "tax trigger" and news outlets report that the two sides have largely agreed to a broad outline of spending reductions, including to Medicare and other domestic programs.

      (Daily Report) Nov 10, 2011

    • Romney Praised For Debate Showing; Obama Takes On GOP Goals

      Debate analysis, fact-checking about Medicare specifics and questions about other health policy positions all had a place in today's news coverage from the campaign trail.

      (Daily Report) Nov 10, 2011

    • State Roundup: Storms' Impact On Health Care; Calif. Election Results

      A selection of health care stories from various states around the country.

      (Daily Report) Nov 10, 2011

    • State Dual Eligible Proposals Don't Focus On Managed Care For Medicare Beneficiaries

      CQ HealthBeat reports on comments made by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Cindy Mann to a meeting of the National Association of Medicaid Directors.

      (Daily Report) Nov 10, 2011

    • Capsules: Does Herman Cain Want A State Takeover Of Medicare?

      New today on KHN's blog, Capsules, Diane Webber reports on comments made by GOP presidential hopeful Herman Cain that raise questions about his plans for Medicare and Medicaid. Also on the blog, Jessica Marcy reports about the strain being caused in California by workforce shortages.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011

    • Helping Low-Income Veterans Maintain The Best Possible Quality Of Life

      The Veterans’ Affairs Aid and Attendance program can help wartime veterans remain at home or assist them in paying for long-term care. A large number of veterans across the country who qualify for this aid, however, somehow are slipping through the cracks. A Washington state pilot program is correcting this problem.

      (Story) Nov 09, 2011

    • How PARIS Is Helping Veterans In Need

      In Washington state, the Public Assistance Reporting Information System -- PARIS -- has proven to be an important tool in efforts to identify eligible veterans and connect them with the benefits they earned while serving their country.

      (Story) Nov 09, 2011

    • Super Committee: GOP Offers Tax Deal, Democrats Dismiss It

      Republicans said Tuesday that they might allow $250 billion to $300 billion of additional tax revenue as part of a deal to shave $1.2 trillion from federal deficits over the next 10 years. Democrats, though, did not seem to view the plan as a major concession. It includes non-tax revenue primarily from the sale of government assets and leases for revenue as well as $700 billion in cuts to Medicare and other government programs.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011