Research Reporter Chloe Reichel came to Journalist’s Resource in 2017 from the Vineyard Gazette. Her work has also appeared in Cambridge Day, the Cape Cod Times and Harvard Magazine.@chloereichel.Email Chloe
New guidance offered in January of 2018 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services outlines how states can impose work requirements as an eligibility condition for Medicaid, a federal health insurance program for the poor. The policy allows exemptions for some, including the elderly and disabled. Brian Neale, director of the federal Medicaid
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) currently provides low-cost insurance coverage to 9 million children. In September 2017, Congress failed to pass legislation reauthorizing the program, which now faces an uncertain future. We’ve collected the latest scholarship on the program to highlight the stakes in this legislative battle.