Medicaid

    • 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

    • States Cope With Health Law's MLR, Insurance Exchange Requirements

      Georgia was granted some delay in the law's MLR requirements, and in Tennessee and Minnesota, insurance exchange decisions are slowly being made.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011

    • Kansas Gov. Announces Revamping Of Medicaid

      Brownback's plan would put nearly all Medicaid enrollees into private, managed-care plans.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011

    • Kansas Announces Sweeping Medicaid Restructuring

      The major overhaul of the state’s Medicaid program announced Tuesday would put nearly all Medicaid recipients into private, managed-care plans.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011

    • First Edition: November 9, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports on the latest super committee' developments, an appeals court upholds the health law and results from yesterday's elections.

      (Daily Report) Nov 09, 2011

    • Romney Takes Health Care Message To Iowa

      Republican presidential hopeful promises to roll back federal health law in Dubuque speech.

      (Daily Report) Nov 08, 2011

    • Parents of Children On Medicaid, CHIP Give Programs Good Grades

      CQ HealthBeat reports that 66 percent of parents of children on CHIP or Medicaid were "very satisfied" with the programs.

      (Daily Report) Nov 08, 2011