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The Trump administration is trying to make an under-the-radar change to essential programs that would cut healthcare and food assistance for millions ...

By connecting the poverty line to chained CPI instead of CPI, the Trump could end up leaving millions of Americans without the services they need.
Administrator Seema Verma has been a strong advocate for the Medicaid work requirement, but a new study found that it failed to boost employment.

A new study showed one of the Trump administration’s biggest healthcare changes failed at its main goal

The Trump administration is pushing to add work requirements to Medicaid. One study on an early test state says it failed to achieve its main goal.
Most Americans need to have health insurance to afford medical care.

How to get health insurance to pay for doctors, dentists, and emergencies

Americans not covered by an employer or Medicare can get health insurance on HealthCare.gov, where they may qualify for tax credits and subsidies.
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California just became the first state to expand health coverage to undocumented residents

Roughly 90,000 undocumented residents between ages 19 and 25 will get health coverage. Some US citizens will also get more help to afford insurance.

I opted out of health insurance and then had a medical emergency. Here’s how Medicaid is rescuing me from $50,000 in medical bills.

Olivia Young qualified for Medicaid during a hospital visit that led to over $50,000 in medical bills. She writes that it spared her "a lifetime of debt."
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers speaks at an election eve rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 5, 2018. Evers on Tuesday won the governor's race in the state, beating incumbent Scott Walker

3 red states just expanded Medicaid —here’s what the midterm election means for healthcare

The midterms will have a big impact on healthcare. Three states voted to expand Medicaid, while two others adopted new anti-abortion measures.

The midterm elections cemented Obamacare’s legacy and showed Democrats can actually win on healthcare

Democrats in the House ran and won on healthcare, cementing the legacy of Obamacare and ensuring that the law will not be repealed anytime soon.
Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate for governor in Florida, could expand Medicaid using Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act for over a million poor Floridians.

The midterm elections could decide whether 2.7 million Americans have access to healthcare

2.7 million Americans could gain access to healthcare depending on the outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections in Florida, Georgia, Idaho, and more.
President Donald Trump listens to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Trump’s Medicare chief tweeted a shirt with ‘Medicare for All’ on it and called it ‘this year’s scariest Halloween costu...

Seema Verma, President Donald Trump's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services chief, went after Medicare for All in a Halloween-themed tweet.