When Being Treated for Cancer Could Get You Deported
What happens when an undocumented immigrant has a life-threatening diagnosis? Even in states with generous care, a patient can face difficult life-and-death choices.
Dan Gorenstein, Kaiser Health News
Texas Is Asking for a Pretty Big Change to Medicaid’s Birth Control Program
Medicaid family planning programs reduce unplanned births, but some states are caught in disputes over abortion. The Trump administration is weighing whether to give Texas millions of dollars for its program even though it bars abortion providers.
Phil Galewitz and Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News
I Have Mental Illness and I’m Terrified of Losing Medicaid
The system that's design to the protect the poorest and sickest is using people like me in a potentially life-threatening experiment.
Fear of Deportation Is Scaring Legal Immigrants Out of Getting Healthcare
People are afraid their information will be used to find their undocumented relatives.
If Trump Wants More People to Work, He Should Expand Medicaid Access, Not Shrink It
It doesn’t take a stable genius to understand that sicker people have a harder time finding and holding down a job.
Trump Administration Will Let States Impose Work Requirements For Medicaid
More than 4 in 10 adults with Medicaid coverage already work full time, and most others either go to school, take care of a relative, or are too sick to work.
Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News
Medicaid Leaves Many Hepatitis C Patients Behind
The price of treatment has dropped for everyone except the most vulnerable patients.
Why Do People Hate Obamacare, Anyway?
It’s not just ideology; a lot of people don’t understand what the law does or how it works.
Trump Will Make Gonorrhea Great Again
Fucking over healthcare and promoting abstinence-only sex ed will only increase our record STD rates.
Trump's Tax Plan Will Make Us All Sick
Congress should roundly reject the President’s plan—the health of the nation depends on it.
Maine’s Republican Governor Wants to Block Historic Medicaid Vote
Paul LePage has already vetoed five separate bills to expand the healthcare program.
Why Do We Have Health Insurance Companies Anyway?
Some doctors argue that their patients would fare better paying out of pocket.
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