Since the beginning of the year, more than 200,000 children enrolled in Texas’ Medicaid program — more than 75 percent of whom most likely transferred from the state’s Children’s Insurance Program (CHIP), the federal-state program for families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid but too low to afford private insurance. Florida experienced a similar spike in enrollment, with 137,000 new children joining — more than 62,000 of whom counted among former members of the state’s CHIP program.
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The report finds that there are now fewer uninsured people going to the emergency room and being admitted to the hospital — which translates into big savings for hospitals. Since people without insurance typically don’t have any means to cover their medical bills, the cost of their treatment ends up falling on the hospital itself.
Most women now get their birth control free, thanks to Obamacare.
It seems to be working in Iowa.
That’s a Republican talking about Obamacare.
“My anti-rejection meds, I have to be on them. Like, I have to. If I went off of them, I would go into rejection and I would eventually die.”
Meet Jennifer, a woman with cystic fibrosis who could die if an anti-Obamacare lawsuit succeeds.
The Obamacare news that Republicans don’t want you to hear about.
July’s judgment cutting off Obamacare subsidies to consumers who buy insurance plans in federally-operated health exchanges is no more. It has ceased to be. It is, in fact, an ex-judgment.
New polling confirms the widening health care divide between red and blue states.
Near the end of 2013, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) led a final crusade to defund the Affordable Care Act — and he lost. Two Republican judges just voted to rewrite this history.
The poorest Americans are still locked out of Obamacare.