Idaho implemented major cuts to CHIP in an effort to decrease costs, leaving many children ineligible for health care coverage. This report explores why those cuts were unnecessary and why they must be reversed.
For-profit nursing homes are making a profit by spending less than their allotted funds on elder care. Nursing homes should be accountable to providing quality care instead of profiting from public funds. Download the report.
Washington’s state budget is increasingly burdened by rising prescription drug costs. The creation of a regional state buying pool can help alleviate the current strain. Download the report.
Idaho’s state budget is increasingly burdened by rising prescription drug costs, but changes can be made to save millions of dollars. Download the report.
As health care costs rise, CHIP continues to be successful and cost effective. This report explains how Idaho can continue to insure children and access more federal dollars.
Washington’s plan to apply for a federal waiver for the state’s Medicaid program threatens to cut services and enrollment. This report explains why a Medicaid waiver is harmful to those receiving public health care. Download the report.
Public health care programs provide vital, affordable health care to low-income residents. The Washington legislature needs to ensure continued and expanded access to Basic Health, Medicaid and CHIP. Download the report.
Medicaid has failed to provide every Idahoan with needed coverage. However, Idaho has the opportunity to increase health care coverage for children and working poor families. Download the report.
Working families in Montana cannot afford health insurance, but a new federal opportunity allows Montana to create an affordable insurance program at minimal cost. Download the report.
The Arkansas enrollment process for the ARKids health insurance program prevents children from accessing the health care they need. New policies can improve eligibility. Download the report.