New research found those who gained coverage through Michigan's Medicaid expansion faced fewer debt problems, fewer evictions and bankruptcies, and saw their credit scores rise just years after enrolling for coverage.
If the GOP maintains control of the entire government, the nation's health insurance marketplace would look a lot like the one that existed before passage of the Affordable Care Act.
To reduce the stigma of mental illness among African-Americans, professor Ruth C. White urges a two-pronged approach: focus on changing perceptions and making culturally competent care more accessible.
Regarding the story "CMS actuary predicts GOP repeal bill will reduce coverage by 13 million" (ModernHealthcare.com, June 13), with the increasing number of plans that offer horrific coverage for care (catastrophic coverage designs, for example), it is somewhat unfair to simply state a lost coverage number.
A new Netflix documentary shines light on patient experiences with Bayer's permanent birth control device Essure. The company recently said it would stop selling the device in the U.S. at the end of the year.