Why Medicaid Matters

One of the most important outcomes of the decision of the century by the Supreme Court affirming the Affordable Care Act is the Medicaid piece of the puzzle.  The Obama healthcare reform law expands Medicaid to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) beginning in 2014.  The intent was to provide access to health care…

America’s Healthcare Challenge 4

This week’s episode featured two powerhouse guests. First, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Former Senior White House Health Policy Adviser and Current Chair of the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses his reaction to the Supreme Court Ruling, particularly the Medicaid Expansion.  His commentary also includes thoughts on how to…