Medicaid

    • First Edition: July 15, 2011

      Today's early morning highlights from the major news organizations, including reports that the debt-ceiling strategy appears to moving toward a "plan B."

      (Daily Report) Jul 15, 2011

    • Budget Expert: Don't Expect Medicare Cuts In Debt Deal - The KHN Interview

      Federal budget guru Stan Collender offers his views on the current debt-ceiling talks and how efforts to include entitlement spending reforms in the final deal could effect future budget battles.

      (Story) Jul 14, 2011

    • Health On The Hill: Debt Limit Talks Intensify As Deadline Nears

      Jackie Judd and KHN's Mary Agnes Carey discuss what Democrats, Republicans and special interest groups are saying in front of the cameras and behind the scenes.

      (Story) Jul 14, 2011

    • Tempers Flare In Debt-Ceiling Talks As Deadline Looms

      The hot questions now are which of the nation's financial obligations would be paid and what would be left to default if the current negotiations fail to result in a deal.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • Seniors Step Up Efforts To Protect Against Cuts To Medicare

      With reductions in Medicare spending on the table in the debt-ceiling negotiations, the AARP is taking aggressive steps to defend the program.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • Medicaid Cuts Raise Physician Ire In Puerto Rico

      Also in Medicaid news: In Alabama, an examination of pharmacy receipts leads to reduced costs. But in Texas, some hospital systems are bracing for the impact of Medicaid cuts currently under discussion in the debt-ceiling talks.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • Exchanges: Critical Piece Of Health Law Implementation

      News outlets also are reporting on physician interest in care coordination and a GOP proposal to change the Medicaid eligibility calculations to prevent a reported 3 million early retirees from becoming eligible in 2014.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • Medicaid's Moment (Guest Opinion)

      While Democrats are effusive in their praise of Medicare, their silence in response to public attacks on Medicaid has been deafening. All the more important, then, is the study released this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research. It makes the job even easier.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • First Edition: July 14, 2011

      Today's early morning highligths from the major news organizations, including reports about how tempers are flaring in the midst of debt-ceiling negotiations.

      (Daily Report) Jul 14, 2011

    • Medicaid's Moment (Guest Opinion)

      While Democrats are effusive in their praise of Medicare, their silence in response to public attacks on Medicaid has been deafening. All the more important, then, is the study released this month by the National Bureau of Economic Research. It makes the job even easier.

      (Column) Jul 13, 2011