Health & Human Services

More Conservative Than Most, Indiana's Medicaid Alternative Wins Approval

The feds are letting Indiana, which is now the 10th Republican-run state to expand Medicaid, make several changes to the program that could discourage low-income people from seeking care.

New Arkansas Governor Endorses Medicaid Expansion Model

While Arkansas looks to replace its first-of-a-kind model for expanding Medicaid, Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged lawmakers to renew it through 2016.

Study Finds Doctor Pay Raise Boosted Medicaid Access

Most states refused to keep funding a pay raise for Medicaid doctors this year, but the first national study of the policy shows it increased low-income patients' access to primary care.

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