Even New Immigrants With Degrees Are Swelling Welfare Rolls

US | David Krayden
immigration Statue of Liberty Shutterstock/Samuel Acosta

Whereas in 2007, 6 percent of new immigrants relied on Medicaid, by 2017 that figure had risen to 17 percent…’

Work Requirements Might Ultimately Increase Medicaid Enrollment

Politics | Jack Crowe
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 5: A small group of activists rally against the GOP health care plan outside of the Metropolitan Republican Club, July 5, 2017 in New York City. Republicans in the Senate will resume work on the bill next week when Congress returns to Washington after a holiday recess. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

‘Flexibility that allows us to do it our way’

The State Considering Making All Health Plans Cover Abortions

US | Grace Carr
Protesters on opposing sides of the abortion issue demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in March, 2016. (Photo: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

‘Vital that women have access’

One Of The Largest Entitlements Programs In The Country May Be Fueling The Opioid Epidemic

US | Steve Birr
FILE PHOTO: A man looks over the Affordable Care Act signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this photo illustration

‘The primary government funding source for the epidemic’

How Hard Is It To Comply With The Kentucky Medicaid Work Requirements?

Politics | Jack Crowe
Medicaid protest Getty Images Justin Sullivan

‘Why should a working-age person not be expected to do something’

Doctor Pleads Guilty In $30 Million Medicare Fraud Case

US | Nick Givas
A stethoscope rests on a container of hand sanitizer inside of the doctor's office of One Medical Group in New York March 17, 2010. (Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

‘Bilked Medicare and Medicaid out of millions’

FACT CHECK: Does Medicaid Cover A Third Of All Californians?

Health | Kush Desai
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks during a Senate committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S., April 3, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

California has more people on Medicaid than any other state

Maine Dems Worried That Using The Term 'Welfare' Will Sink Medicaid Expansion Vote

Politics | Jack Crowe
Maine Governor Paul LePage talks to reporters (REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst)

‘It’s clearly a means tested welfare program’

Study: Nearly 80 Percent Of Addicts Stay On Drugs After Overdosing

US | Anders Hagstrom
Prescription painkiller Hydrocodine Bitartrate and Acetaminopohen, 7.5mg/325mg pills, made by Mallinckrodt sit on a counter at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S., April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey

‘We had hoped to see a greater response’

Democrats Would Ruin Medicare Part D With Price Controls On Drugs

Opinion | Peter Ferrara

There is too much to lose with another failed experiment in government price controls.

To Reform Medicaid, Congress Must Understand Its Achilles’ Heel

Opinion | Ross Marchand
stethoscope over the dollar bills

Block granting on the federal level should also be complimented by state-level efforts to discourage needless red tape.

Rep. Jim Jordan Triggers Testy CNN Anchor Over Medicaid 'Cuts'

Politics | Amber Athey

‘I’m not the left. I’m a journalist!’

Sen. Cantwell Can't Spell

Politics | Amber Athey

Here’s proof

Poor Design Will Be The Death of Us All

Opinion | John Conlin
The U.S. Capitol Building is seen shortly before sunset in Washington, U.S. May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Zach Gibson - RTX36B6A

‘Can the light of individual freedom and liberty, to say nothing of a functioning society, survive such poorly designed systems? ‘

Senate Health Care Bill Guts Addiction Treatment, Barely Mentions Drug Crisis

US | Steve Birr
A used needle sits on the ground in a park in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S., May 30, 2017, where individuals were arrested earlier in the day during raids to break up heroin and fentanyl drug rings in the region, according to law enforcement officials. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

‘No question that there’s an epidemic’

FACT CHECK: Does The Trump Budget Gut Medicaid?

Politics | David Sivak
FILE PHOTO: White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney speaks about of U.S. President Donald Trump's budget in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, U.S. on March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

The proposed reduction has received a lot of negative press