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poverty

Medicaid expansion is delivering coverage – and care – for homeless people affected by serious mental illness, alcohol, or illicit drug use disorders. The catch? Your state actually has to do it.

Want to help the homeless? Embrace Medicaid expansion.

December 3, 2019 – Medicaid expansion is delivering coverage – and care – for homeless people affected by serious mental illness, alcohol, or illicit drug… Read more

Living on $2 a day -- what to do about health coverage?

Millions get by on $2 a day. Can Medicaid help?

September 25, 2015 – In this edition, I'm talking with the University of Michigan’s H. Luke Shaefer, co-author of the important new book, $2.00 a Day: Living… Read more

Why your state should expand Medicaid

July 29, 2012 – We have been told that in some red states conservatives "hate poor people." But my guess is that they'll hate higher premiums more. If… Read more

States will gain by expanding Medicaid

July 29, 2012 – In states where governors have vowed not to expand Medicaid, health insurance premiums are likely to go up as hospitals struggling to care… Read more

Give free stuff to this single mom

July 20, 2012 – Harold Pollack explains that America's working single moms have much to lose if states refuse to expand Medicaid under health… Read more