Landmark Maternal Health Bills Pass E&C Committee

The Energy and Commerce Committee in the House of Representatives took a major step forward in addressing our nation’s maternal health crisis by passing two landmark bipartisan bills last week.

Utah’s Waiver Comments Expose Barriers to Coverage for People with Disabilities

Without Medicaid expansion, it is incredibly difficult for disabled people to prove that they are disabled enough to be eligible for the low-income program.

Kaiser Family Foundation’s Medicaid Survey Highlights the Importance of Consumer Engagement

The Medicaid program is leading the way in many innovations in health care payment and delivery. Many of the dedicated advocates we work with are working to improve their state Medicaid programs, which is why I was excited to attend...

What the Kentucky & Virginia Election Results Could Mean for Medicaid

Yesterday’s election results in Kentucky and Virginia sent a clear message to policymakers across the country: health care continues to be a decisive issue, and voters reject barriers to Medicaid coverage.

On the Road for Expanding Medicaid Services in Schools

As students of all ages settle into their classes, Community Catalyst staff have been traveling across the country talking about Medicaid in K-12 schools.

Not Fake News: If the Texas Lawsuit Prevails, People with Substance Use Disorders Will Suffer

With a decision expected any day from the U.S. 5th Circuit Court in a lawsuit to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), people with substance use disorders and their advocates need to prepare to fight to preserve life-saving treatment.

The Same Old Story: GAO Report Confirms Work Reporting Requirements Don’t Work

A GAO report published on October 10 reveals that several states that received federal approval to institute Medicaid work requirements are projected to spend tens, and in one case hundreds, of millions of dollars to implement them.

Four Ways the Health Care Repeal Lawsuit Could Increase Medical Debt

Medical debt is everywhere we look these days, despite the fact that the ACA achieved modest reductions in medical debt and played a role in reducing personal bankruptcy filings. Here's how medical debt could increase in the wake of an ACA repeal.

The Health Care Repeal Lawsuit: Texas v. U.S. Harms Children & Families

The Health Care Repeal Lawsuit is an effort to take away health insurance coverage and consumer protections from millions of Americans. If the Texas coalition succeeds, the outcome would be devastating to children and their families.