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Trump administration looks to take Medicaid outside the doctor's office

Meals delivered to the homes of patients with Type 2 diabetes. Air conditioners installed to help asthma patients breathe more easily during the summer. Uber rides provided so patients without cars can get to their doctor’s appointments. All of these ideas aren’t typically considered part of traditional medical care, but, increasingly, health insurers, hospitals, and… Read More »

Medicaid enrollment has flattened, but costs still going up: Survey

For the first time in a decade, states are reporting roughly flat enrollment in Medicaid, according to a new national survey released Thursday, a product of the stronger economy and tightened eligibility requirements. The 50-state survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation also found that Medicaid costs are rising, despite flat enrollment, in part because of… Read More »