Tag: medicaid

Children suffer without insurance

The number of uninsured children in the U.S. has risen significantly, according to new research from Georgetown University, calling into question why this country does not have universal health care and has not expanded Medicaid to all.

Health care, family choices studied

Margaret Gough, assistant professor of sociology, presented her study on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on family formation at noon Tuesday in the Executive Dining Room.

New tax increase hurts the poor

People making $250,000 or less per year may face a tax increase after the 2018 budget was approved by the U.S. House Oct. 19 with all Republican and no Democratic votes.

Health care dilemma has solution

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., unveiled a new health care plan Wednesday to provide government-run health insurance nationwide. Meanwhile, the Republican Party still debates the repeal of the Affordable Health Care Act, putting millions of people’s health insurance on the line.

Bill calls for single-payer insurance

The California Legislature is considering a single payer health care bill that could decrease costs for state residents.

New state laws set to take effect

Twelve propositions that passed on California’s ballot for 2016 included legislation on education, plastic bags, marijuana, tobacco, criminal justice and taxation.

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