Category Archives: Medicaid

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Maine to Expand Medicaid

Earlier this month, the Maine Senate approved a measure to expand Medicaid. In a vote of 18-17, the bill would provide health insurance coverage to nearly 80,000 state residents. The measure would use federal government Medicaid funds to …

President’s Win Is Reprieve For ‘Obamacare’

President Barack Obama’s victory cements the Affordable Care Act, expanding coverage to millions but leaving weighty questions about how to pay for it and other care to be delivered to an increasingly unhealthy, aging population.

“The reelection of Obama and …

Why Care Under The Affordable Care Act Will be Unaffordable

Several recent articles should dispel any remaining notion that care provided under the so-called Affordable Care Act will in fact be affordable. Just the opposite is true.

The Wall Street Journal reported that when physicians sell their practice to hospitals

US Government May Force Drug Firms to Report Money Paid to Doctors

When your doctor recommends a new drug or treatment for your diabetes, do you know if the doctor has received payment from the company that markets the drug or device? If the Obama administration has its way, you will. It …