Tag Archives: Medicaid

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The Mental Health Crisis In The U.S. Can Be Directly Tied To The Loss Of Psychiatric Facilities

By NPR

A severe shortage of inpatient care for people with mental illness is amounting to a public health crisis

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Black Women In The U.S. More Likely To Die During Or After Childbirth: Why?

By Essence

Late at night on February 4, 2010, when she was 37 weeks pregnant, Fathiyyah “Tia” Doster 

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Ohio Couple Purchased $1 Million Home By Scamming Medicaid

By Insurance Business

An Ohio husband and wife have been sentenced for using their home-health company to defraud Medicaid.

Texas Women Forced To Buy Separate “Rape Insurance” In Order to Have Abortions

By Broadly

On Tuesday, August 15, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 214 into law

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Republican Congressman: Sick People Don’t Deserve Affordable Health Care

By NY Magazine

Republicans usually defend their health-care position with an array of buzzwords like choice, patient-centric, or competition.

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Study Finds Disadvantaged Black Women Suffer From PTSD

By Chicago Tribune

Nortasha Stingley doesn’t remember a lot about the weeks after her 19-year-old daughter was shot and killed nearly four years ago.

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Trump Supporter Believes Trumpcare Dratiscally Lowered Her Healthcare Costs, Except Trumpcare Hasn’t Started Yet

By Raw Story

A Tennessee woman who backs President Donald Trump credits God and the Republican health care bill — which hasn’t been voted into law — for her family’s dramatically lower insurance costs.

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Poor, Sick, and Voted For Trump; What Will Happen To Them Without Obamacare?

By Washington Post

Another morning, another list of patients and problems in the hands of 35-year-old Keisha Saunders. Diabetes, depression, heart disease. Robert needs lower blood pressure.

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People Aren’t Poor Because They’re Lazy : The Real Reason People Suffer Poverty in America

By Washington Post

In response to a question about his party’s plan to increase the cost of health insurance, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) suggested that people should “invest in their own health care” instead of “getting that new iPhone.”

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7 Myths About Welfare People Think Are True

By Groundswell

Angry Americans have a lot to say about welfare.

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It Would Cost $350 Billion To Repeal Obamacare

By Money CNN

President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans love to say

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California’s Child Uninsured Rate Is At A Historic Low

By Eur Web

*California is leading the way in a national trend that has brought the child uninsured rate to a historic low

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Bill Clinton Once Said “Obamacare Is The Craziest Thing In The World” Now He Feels Differently

By CNN

Bill Clinton criticized President Barack Obama’s signature policy reform Monday while on the stump for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, calling Obamacare “the craziest thing in the world.”

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This Millionaire Collects Food Stamps and Brags About Having Lunch With Donald Trump

By KHOU

If he wanted Donald Trump’s help, all he’d have to do is pick up the phone and this food stamp fraud case would go away.

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Oregon allegedly allows 15-year old’s to get sex reassignment surgery without parental consent

By The Gospel Coalition

The Story: Now that the state of Oregon requires Medicaid to pay for gender-reassignment

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How Planned Parenthood tried to secretly exterminate the Black population

By Charisma News

There is an old saying, “beware of Greeks bearing gifts” from the legend of “The Trojan Horse.”

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Survey says- 90% of adults now have health insurance

By The New York Times

Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday.

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Half of Atlanta’s newly diagnosed HIV patients have AIDS

By WABE

Atlanta is ranked No. 5* among U.S. cities when it comes to the rate of new diagnoses of HIV.

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The Affordable Care Act turns 5 years old

By Black Enterprise

Five years ago today, the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as “Obamacare,” was signed into law by President Obama.

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8 million children slated to lose their health insurance if Congress doesn’t act fast

By The Washington Post

For all the hand-wringing about what the new Republican-controlled Congress could to do Obamacare, another health insurance program could be dropped entirely if lawmakers don’t take action this year: the Children’s Health Insurance Program.