Congress must act now and approve a temporary increase for two years to the federal Medicaid matching rate for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to 100 percent, similar to what was done after Hurricane Katrina.
New resources for advocates to push back on CMS’ new policy guidance for states that threatens Medicaid coverage for many adults
The Coalition on Human Needs has created a new page that gathers together a number of very useful resources to help advocates defend vital services and benefits being threatened by the emerging threats to all the basic needs programs …
The shutdown will affect … the Centers for Disease Control, National Institutes of Health, Medicare, Medicaid, Community Health Centers, ACA Premium Subsidies, Veterans Affairs, Foods and Drug Administration, Nutrition Services for Seniors, and Food Safety
In claiming “success” on their “narrow goal” of lowering premiums, the AHCA supporters “either misunderstand or misrepresent CBO’s conclusions.”
Medicaid, so central to the country’s health care system, also played a major, though far less appreciated, role in last week’s collapse of the Republican drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act