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Protestors gather during a demonstration against the Republican repeal of the Affordable Care Act, outside the U.S. Capitol.

We just got another sign that Obamacare is stronger than ever — despite an existential threat in the courts

Kansas became the 37th state to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act, which still faces a prolonged legal battle.
President Donald Trump waves as he arrives for a visit in Carolina, Puerto Rico, after Hurricane Maria hit the island.

Trump personally stepped in to cut Medicaid spending on Puerto Rico in budget deal, new report says

Trump thought the initial $12 billion Medicaid spending spread over four years on Puerto Rico was too much, according to a Politico report.
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As a mom to a disabled daughter, there are 4 new ways I’m handling my money

The author was already financially literate when she became a mother, but had to learn a new financial lexicon when her disabled child was diagnosed.
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a news conference to introduce the "Medicare for All Act of 2019" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., April 10, 2019.

Democrats are clashing over how to fix US health care. Here are the 7 key terms you need to know.

Progressive and moderate Democrats are battling over how to remake the nation's health care system. These seven terms help you cut through the jargon.

The Trump administration wants to make people get jobs in exchange for Medicaid — but GOP-led states are starting to resist

Indiana suspended efforts to enact a work mandate for its Medicaid program. It was the last state to have the requirements in effect.

A million children were kicked off Medicaid amid growing piles of paperwork and rising deportation fears

A handful of states in particular experienced a spike in the rate of uninsured children: Tennessee, Georgia, Texas, Idaho, and Utah.
President Donald Trump listens to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

The 5 states adopting the Trump administration’s healthcare plan for poor Americans paid more than $400 million just to process paperwork, gover...

The Government Accountability Office report found that states implementing Medicaid work requirements racked up wasteful administrative costs.
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. Open enrollment begins November 1, 2019.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with President Donald Trump

The State Department denied more than 5,300 visas to Mexican nationals because they are poor

More than 5,300 Mexican nationals were denied visas because they were considered "public charges" dependent on the US government for support.
Oak HC/FT cofounder and managing partner Annie Lamont

A top VC firm just got another $800 million to back healthcare and fintech startups. We talked to Oak HC/FT execs about what they’re looking to ...

Oak HC/FT executives outlined five key areas across healthcare and financial technology that the firm is eyeing as it invests its third fund.