Medicaid

    • Health On The Hill: Medicare, Medicaid Taken Off Table In Budget Talks

      Neither the Boehner nor the Reid plans include cuts to Medicare or Medicaid. KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey talks with Jackie Judd about why that happened and what could bring these entitlements back into the deficit-reduction conversation.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28, 2011

    • First Edition: July 28, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports about the ever-growing U.S. health care tab and about the petition filed by a conservative legal center to bring their health law challenge to the Supreme Court.

      (Daily Report) Jul 28, 2011

    • Health On The Hill: Medicare, Medicaid Taken Off Table In Budget Talks

      Neither the Boehner nor the Reid plans include cuts to Medicare or Medicaid. KHN’s Mary Agnes Carey talks with Jackie Judd about why that happened and what could bring these entitlements back into the deficit-reduction conversation.

      (Story) Jul 27, 2011

    • Des Moines Hospital Faces Review; $9 Million Hospital Bill In Tampa

      In state hospital news, federal regulators have ordered Iowa officials to study the Mercy Medical Center, and Florida officials say a Tampa hospital has filed a $9.2 million claim against the estate of a former patient. In other news, officials begin the process of closing Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

      (Daily Report) Jul 27, 2011

    • Moody's: States Face Medicaid Budget Issues, Cuts Will Affect Hospitals

      Modern Healthcare reports that hospital reimbursements — because of the end of the enhanced federal matching rate that became law as part of the 2009 stimulus package — will be pinched. In addition, congressional action and the federal debt debate is also causing concern at the state level.

      (Daily Report) Jul 27, 2011

    • Political Cartoon: 'Big Baby'

      KHN's regular installment of health policy humor.

      (Daily Report) Jul 27, 2011

    • At Age 46, Is Medicare Ripe For A Change?

      Seven experts explore what it would take to muster the political will to revamp the popular health care program.

      (Daily Report) Jul 27, 2011

    • First Edition: July 27, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including the latest developments related to efforts to raise the debt ceiling, as well as reports about health policy news from the states.

      (Daily Report) Jul 27, 2011

    • At Age 46, Is Medicare Ripe For A Change?

      Seven experts explore what it would take to muster the political will to revamp the popular health care program.

      (Story) Jul 26, 2011

    • As Debt-Ceiling Disputes Continue, Entitlements Haunt Discussion

      President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner each delivered prime time addresses last night, capping an extraordinary day of partisan debt-ceiling dueling.

      (Daily Report) Jul 26, 2011