medicaid

Trump reshapes Obamacare without courts

Obamacare is facing its next big court challenge this week, but regardless of what the judges decide, President Donald Trump has already succeeded in hobbling the landmark health reform law.

Study: Trump proposal could put needs of migrant children at risk

The Trump administration proposed a rule last year to change how immigration officials determine whether an immigrant is a "public charge" -- a status that means the person is "primarily dependent" on government assistance -- which could contribute to certain green card or visa applicants being turned down if they have low incomes or little education.

Woman presses Biden on Hyde Amendment position

A West Virginia woman told Joe Biden that access to abortion "saved my life" as she pressed the former vice president over his position on the Hyde Amendment in a powerful exchange at a Planned Parenthood forum here Saturday.

Medicaid expansion tied to positive gains for black babies

A major part of the Affordable Care Act -- the expansion of the Medicaid program -- may play a role in shrinking the gap in premature birth and low birth weight between black and white infants born in the United States, according to a new study.

Study: Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart-related deaths

As President Donald Trump continues to make clear that he wants to kill the Affordable Care Act, new research suggests that a big part of the ACA -- the expansion of the Medicaid program -- was linked with fewer cardiovascular-related deaths in counties where expansion took place.

Holdout states eye Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

The national conversation around health care is increasingly about "Medicare for All," but Democrats are still working to bring Republican states on board with expanding access to a different government program -- Medicaid.