Thursday, January 27, 2022

Tag: Medicaid

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.

Bernie slams McConnell’s efforts to end defense and non-defense spending parity

“When history looks back on this period, I do not want people to see a U.S. Congress which worked overtime to protect billionaires and large corporations but turned its back on providing health care to vulnerable children.”

Stupidity and blindness have destroyed whatever democracy the US ever had

Republicans AND Democrats are the problem.

The huge tax heist

The moneyed interests who run the GOP depend on the Trump bomb to divert attention from their huge heist.

Medicaid survived the health care battle – now let’s give it...

We should ditch employer-provided insurance. Administrative costs for Medicaid are nearly half of the cost of private sector plans. Yes, half.

Good news on Social Security and Medicare? Reports show just that

This is a good point to keep in mind as the Republicans try to dismantle Obamacare.

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Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.

Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Toxic forever chemicals found in almost 75 percent of stain and waterproof gear sold...

Nearly three-quarters of water- and stain-resistant products contain toxic forever chemicals, a new report has found.  Public health and...

Justice Stephen Breyer to retire from the Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer announced his retirement. After serving for 27 years, Breyer, 83, will step down from his lifetime position at the end of the term in June.

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of international insurance companies

Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading...