Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Medicaid

United Nations expert castigates Amazon, Walmart, DoorDash over ‘disgraceful’ labor practices

UN rapporteur challenges corporate giants on poverty wages and labor violations.

Medicaid purge has now impacted at least 2.1 million people—including many...

"States like Florida and Arkansas are weaponizing the bureaucracy against the poor and revoking healthcare for millions, the vast majority for incomplete paperwork."

‘Enormous policy failure’: states throw hundreds of thousands—including many children—off Medicaid

"We knew this was coming," wrote one policy expert. "But we still treat these burdens like they're unavoidable natural disasters."

Medicaid Cutoffs: an America horror story

Some 15 million Americans on Medicaid are now being thrown off the program. No elected official should stand for this.

15 million people could lose coverage as nightmarish Medicaid ‘purge’ begins

"I feel sick," said one physician. "Medicaid is not enough: we need seamless, lifelong universal care now."

Despite coronavirus threat, Americans for Prosperity still leads fight against Medicaid...

Coronavirus or not, AFP’s opposition to health care for the poor and working poor remains resolute.

Former healthcare executive pleads guilty to bribing state senator

“Raveendran’s plea based on his egregious criminal conduct underscores our decision to charge him initially for Medicaid fraud following our extensive investigation involving millions of documents.”

Why Trump’s goon in charge of Medicare and Medicaid should resign...

Seema Verma’s attacks on Medicare and Medicaid, along with her close involvement in the Trump administration’s efforts to weaken and destroy the Affordable Care Act, have hurt Verma’s public image.

Supreme Court denies cert in Planned Parenthood case, lower court rulings...

Planned Parenthood was pleased with the Supreme Court's ruling and called it a "win for patients in Louisiana and Kansas."

Trump admin targets immigrants using food stamps & Medicaid & puts...

The draft regulation was unveiled Saturday and has been widely condemned for its cruelty and potential impact on millions of U.S.-born children of immigrant parents.

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UN aid convoy attacked by Israeli Navy in Gaza, jeopardizing humanitarian efforts

This incident not only disrupts the flow of crucial aid, but also casts a long shadow over the ethical obligations and legal frameworks governing conflict zones.

Biden administration’s EV policy shift: A step back for climate action

This potential policy shift, seen as a nod to automakers and labor unions, is stirring controversy amid the escalating climate crisis, marked by last year's record-breaking global temperatures.

Record-breaking 459,000 workers strike in 2023: US labor movement hits 23-year high

the nation saw 33 major work stoppages initiated last year, the highest count since the year 2000, which recorded 39 stoppages.

A new chapter in Wisconsin politics: Ending gerrymandering

The gerrymandered districts had long been a point of contention, with numerous legal experts deeming Wisconsin one of the most gerrymandered states in the nation.

After two years of war in Ukraine, it’s time for peace

The two years of war in Ukraine that have resulted from the U.S. decision to block the neutrality agreement negotiated between Russia and Ukraine in March 2022 in favor of a long war with Russia.