Health & Human Services

2014 Public Official of the Year: Carrie Banahan

Kentucky was one of the few states to launch a successful health exchange, and that's largely because of Carrie Banahan.

States Seek Immunity from SCOTUS Ruling on Health Subsidies

With potential for the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down insurance subsidies in the states that don't run their own health exchange, some are rushing to protect affordable care.

Why Are States Passing Up Millions in Federal Funding?

Only a few states take advantage of the federal matching funds intended to help employ food stamp users.

Elections Put Medicaid Expansion at Risk in Some States

With the increase of Republican governors and legislative chambers after midterms, some states that have already expanded Medicaid now face the possibility of repeal.

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