Health & Human Services

Medicare Deal Delays But Deepens Hospital Cuts

The law Obama signed Thursday marks the third time in three years that cuts to safety-net hospitals have been pushed back but the first time the amount of cuts has increased.

Congress Extends Children’s Health Insurance for 2 Years

Democratic senators wanted a four-year extension but ultimately joined most Republicans in voting for a wider package that also reforms Medicare.

Why Photo IDs Won't Stop Food Stamp Fraud

As more states consider photo requirements for food stamps, a new report finds Massachusetts' law to be ineffective in preventing fraud.

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