Health & Human Services

States Making Long-Term Birth Control More Accessible

Medicaid pays for most unintended pregnancies, spurring even some of the most conservative states to make long-term contraception that's proven to be cheaper and more effective than the pill more accessible for doctors and patients.

The Top 5 States Most Likely to Expand Medicaid Next

Currently, 27 states have agreed to expand Medicaid -- the most recent being Pennsylvania.

9th Republican State Expands Medicaid

Pennsylvania got some of the conservative changes it asked for, but the plan approved by the federal government contains a number of departures.

States Where Government Aid Goes the Furthest

Two new studies question federal funding formulas for public assistance. Are some states getting shortchanged?

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