With a pandemic-era rule expiring this month, people on Medicaid will have to re-qualify to keep their coverage. Language barriers, housing instability and computer literacy could stand in their way.
As the White House and Republicans in Congress gear up for negotiations over the U.S. debt ceiling, how to pay for senior health care could be a sticking point, even if cuts are "off the table."
In Texas, many uninsured people can access Medicaid if they get pregnant. But 2 months after giving birth, the coverage ends. Advocates say new moms need a full year, to improve maternal health.
People leaving jail or prison are at extremely high risk of hospitalization and death, and policymakers from deep blue California to solidly red Utah think bringing Medicaid behind bars could help.
The appeals court ruled Tuesday that So Seong-uk can't be denied spousal benefits by the National Health Insurance Service just because his partner is the same gender as him.
House budget writers in Georgia want to shift $100 million into the state employee health plan to reduce the sting of health insurance premium increases for public school districts. That's among changes that the House Appropriations Committee made Wednesday in Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's proposal for the 2023 budget year.
More states are moving to specialized managed-care contracts solely to handle medical and behavioral services for foster kids. But child advocates, foster parents, and even state officials say these and other care arrangements are shortchanging foster kids’ health needs.
Since early in the pandemic, people on Medicaid have been able to stay enrolled without reapplying. That will change in April and millions of eligible people will lose the coverage.
It's the last weekend for Obamacare open enrollment, and nearly 16 million Americans have signed up for a health insurance plan.
Instead of health insurance, the Rev. Jeff King had signed up for an alternative that left members of the plan to share the costs of health care. That meant lower premiums, but a huge hospital bill.
Two state employees and a public school media clerk are suing the state of Georgia. They say in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday that the state employee health plan is illegally discriminating by refusing to pay for gender transition-related health care.
The latest deadline to sign-up during the current open enrollment period is Jan. 15.
When health bills aren't legible — via large-print, Braille or other adaptive technology — blind patients can't know what they owe, and are too often sent to debt collections, an investigation finds.
When Ellen Haun and Dru Johnston needed to meet a deadline for health insurance through their union, they decided to get creative.
This guide from Life Kit includes podcast episodes on how to select the right health care plan, a glossary of common insurance jargon and why you should give your summary of benefits a close read.