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Trump selects Kavanaugh to be next Supreme Court justice

Trump selects Kavanaugh to be next Supreme Court justice

By Susannah Luthi  |  July 09, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appellate judge, comes with a long paper trail on healthcare issues including the Affordable Care Act. His conservative credentials nearly guarantee strong opposition from Senate Democrats and liberal advocates.

Advocacy groups ask CMS to block Kentucky's Medicaid benefit cutoff

Advocacy groups ask CMS to block Kentucky's Medicaid benefit cutoff

By Harris Meyer  |  July 06, 2018

Three advocacy groups that won a federal court ruling blocking Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement have asked the CMS to reject the state's move to cut off vision, dental and non-emergency medical transportation benefits in response to the ruling.

Mississippi revamps Medicaid work requirement request

Mississippi revamps Medicaid work requirement request

By Virgil Dickson  |  July 05, 2018

Mississippi overhauled its request to impose work requirements on Medicaid enrollees in an attempt to address federal concerns about coverage losses. The new proposal contains a coverage safety net to protect beneficiaries as they gradually earn more money.

HHS faces tight deadline to reunite migrant kids with parents

HHS faces tight deadline to reunite migrant kids with parents

By Susannah Luthi  |  July 05, 2018

HHS Secretary Alex Azar said his department would meet two court-ordered deadlines to reunite immigrant children with their parents in a process that highlights the escalating cost and complexity of the inter-department immigration system.

Judge blocks Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement

Judge blocks Kentucky's Medicaid work requirement

By Harris Meyer  |  June 29, 2018

The decision to block Kentucky's Medicaid waiver, while dealing a blow to the Trump administration's strategy for revamping and shrinking Medicaid, left the door open for legal clearance for a more carefully developed model.

Senate panel puts Wilkie on confirmation path for VA chief

Senate panel puts Wilkie on confirmation path for VA chief

By Susannah Luthi  |  June 27, 2018

Robert Wilkie, the White House pick to lead the VA through expansion of the VA Choice program and the overhaul of its electronic health records system, mostly sailed through his Senate hearing, setting the course for his confirmation.

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