Health & Human Services

Welfare Agencies Are Failing to Help Poor People Vote

Massachusetts is the latest state to settle a legal battle over the failure of its welfare offices to meet federal voter registration requirements.

'Doc Fix' Sets Up Showdown Over Children's Health Insurance

Senate Democrats are pushing for a four-year extension of the program, but the House's bipartisan plan would cut that in half.

GOP Charging Hospitals With Medicaid Expansion's Future

In the 22 states that haven't expanded Medicaid -- most of which are controlled by Republicans -- many lawmakers will only agree to it if hospitals pay the price.

Should States Use Bonds to Pay for Breakthrough Drugs?

That's what a new report proposes as states limit potentially life-saving but expensive new drugs. But some say that would be surrendering to drug makers.

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