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May 18 2023
Rhode Island governor signs bill to fund abortion coverage for state workers and Medicaid recipients
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee signed a bill into law Thursday that would let state funds be used to pay for health insurance plans that cover state workers and Medicaid recipients seeking abortions. The signing ceremony was held almost immediately after the state Senate approved the measure, also Thursday, on a 24-12 vote following less than an hour of debate in theBillings Gazette
Feb 07 2023
One day, Alexandria Robertson’s carefully crafted life suddenly started falling apart.
She returned from vacation in January 2020 to learn she’d been laid off from her corporate job in the Austin area. Her car was totaled in an accident. At the same time, she found out she was pregnant with her first child.
“I was pregnant. I had no job. I had no car. And I had no healthThe Texas Tribune
Aug 12 2022
Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has reportedly finalized rules that prevent health care providers from billing the state's Medicaid program for gender-affirming medical treatments.
Politico reported on Thursday that the agency added new language to Medicaid program rules stating that it would not cover services for the treatment of gender dysphoria, including sexFox News (Online News)
May 21 2018
What does the left have against productive employment?The American Spectator
Nov 04 2022
On Tuesday, as millions of Americans cast their ballots in the 2022 midterms, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in what could be one of the most consequential health care cases in its history. The defendants in Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski are asking the justices to fundamentally rework the Medicaid program, which provides health care to over 76 millionVox
Nov 03 2022
Former Vice President Mike Pence took the stage Tuesday in Georgia to reinforce the main thrusts of Gov. Brian Kemp’s case for reelection against Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, arguing that Kemp has been good for Georgia’s economy and Abrams is soft on crime.
“No one in Georgia’s history has done more to create jobs, cut taxes, restore sanity to your schools, put criminals behindNewsNation
Feb 27 2023
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) has reason to be worried he’ll lose reelection to a Democrat this fall and—would you look at that! —he now suddenly supports expanding postpartum health insurance coverage for women and birthing people, an issue the Democrats have been criticizing him on. The state has one of the country’s highest maternal mortality rates, and that was before the Supreme CourtJezebel
Jan 06 2023
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Feb 16 2023
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Legislation that would expand Medicaid coverage in North Carolina to hundreds of thousands of low-income adults through the 2010 Affordable Care Act advanced to the Senate with House approval Thursday. A second day of strong bipartisan support for the legislation — the chamber gave initial approval to the measure on Wednesday — affirms that approving expansion during thisSalisbury Post
Jun 15 2022
Suicide remains one of the leading causes of death in the United States and is second only to unintentional injury among those aged 10 through 34.
Increased reports of anxiety, depression and mental health disorders fuel concern this epidemic will grow in coming years, exacerbated by widespread shortages of mental health care providers.
Although this shortage was notThe Hill