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White House exploring mental health treatment expansion

Amid the outcry over the Florida school shootings, the Trump administration says it is “actively exploring” ways to help states expand inpatient mental health...

GOP health bill threatens nursing homes

Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their...

Trump budget WILL cut Medicaid

Trump's budget director insists the administration's spending plans won't cut Medicaid money, but by any conventional measure of federal financing the health care program...

Medicaid costs threaten Obamacare

The cost of expanding Medicaid to millions more low-income people is increasing faster than expected, the government says, raising questions about a vital part...

Oklahoma flips on Medicaid

Despite bitter resistance in Oklahoma for years to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republican leaders in this conservative state are now confronting something...

Obama puts hospital funds to work for Medicaid

The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under...

Republicans throw up roadblocks to Medicaid expansion

Governors across the political spectrum are hitting a roadblock in their bids to expand Medicaid with federal funds: Republican legislators who adamantly oppose "Obamacare." While...

Obamacare adds 3 million to Medicaid rolls

Three million Americans signed up for Medicaid under President Barack Obama's new health care law as of the end of February, the administration said...

An unusual result from Iowa’s ‘bi-partisan’ abortion law

While many states passed sweeping abortion laws last year, the Iowa General Assembly endorsed just one — a perplexing measure befitting one of the...

Key dates and tests for Obamacare in 2014

The new year brings the big test of President Barack Obama's beleaguered health care law: Will it work? The heart of the law springs to...