Bevin’s victory leaves in doubt the future of the program that provides health care to more than 400,000 low-income residents.
“It’s ironic and stunning that, on the one hand, we’ve seen incredible progress for women, yet on the other hand, they’re inundated with little bits of discrimination and people don’t really realize it,” said Jenny Schwartz, partner at Outten & Golden, a national employment law firm.
Michigan has seen a significant drop in the number of uninsured since the law went into effect, as the next ACA enrollment period is set to begin November 1.
Critics of the privatization scheme point to other states that have handed over Medicaid to health-care companies only to watch Medicaid waiting lists grow and service dwindle.
Women who give birth to babies with neonatal abstinence syndrome are being criminalized—and their babies are suffering as a result.
In the span of one year, at just one of the defendant’s hospitals, several patients with pregnancy complications were denied the care they needed and to which they were entitled under federal law, the complaint states.
Reports that a drug that treats toxoplasmosis went from $13.50 to $750 per pill caused outrage among medical experts, politicians, and the public.
A recent case in California highlights the ongoing threat that widespread Catholic-affiliated hospitals potentially pose to reproductive health care.
The number of Ohioans without health insurance has dropped by about half since 2012, after the state’s GOP Gov. John Kasich drew the scorn from fellow Republicans when he expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
In this Funny or Die segment, a response to the deceptively edited Center for Medical Progress videos attacking Planned Parenthood, women describe the not-so-shocking truth about their experiences when seeking care from the reproductive health-care provider.