Medicaid

The 'South's First Office of Health Equity'

What it’s like to direct a poor Southern state through the eye of the COVID-19 storm, according to the groundbreaking former secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.

By Rebekah Gee

We Need a Public Health Revolution

Want to support pandemic preparedness? Change the way we finance public health in America.

By Harold Pollack

Work Requirements and the Real Victims of Red Tape

Medicaid work requirements as a window into the Republican mind.

By Nathan Pippenger

Is Medicaid Expansion on the March?

Conservative predictions notwithstanding, Medicaid expansion continues to succeed in states willing to enact it.

By Nathan Pippenger

Make Medicaid Federal

Medicaid was left to the states in 1965 for bad reasons. Correcting that would pay huge social dividends.

By Merrill Goozner