Kaiser Health News (KHN)


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Kaiser Health News

Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Media
Acronym or short name: KHN
Tags: Health Care

We report on how the health care system – hospitals, doctors, nurses, insurers, governments, consumers – works.



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Medicaid rolls fall in Missouri, Tennessee, worrying advocates for poor

Phil Galewitz
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
February 7, 2019
Social workers worry that the states’ efforts to weed out improperly enrolled residents has led to wrongful terminations.

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Immigrant toddlers appear in court alone

Christina Jewett, Shefali Luthra
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
June 28, 2018
Children as young as 3 are appearing in court without their parents to plead their case to stay in the country.

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Medi-Cal Sued For Pushing Patients Into Managed Care Despite Judges’ Orders

Emily Bazar
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
August 10, 2017
Like Medicaid programs in many states that want more budgeting certainty or hope to save some money, Medi-Cal is shifting many patients like Diaz, with complex conditions, into managed care plans.

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Medical Transportation Provider Accused Of Disserving L.A.’s Frail Patients

Anna Gorman
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
July 14, 2017
Patient advocates and social workers say low-income and vulnerable patients in Los Angeles County have frequently been unable to get to their appointments on time — or at all.

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Hospitals are increasingly adding legal services to the patient experience

Michelle Andrews
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
June 6, 2017
Roughly 300 healthcare systems, children’s hospitals and federally qualified health centers have set up these programs, said Ellen Lawton, co-director of the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.

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Judge Orders California To Make Timely Decisions On Medicaid Coverage

Anna Gorman
Kaiser Health News (KHN)
January 23, 2015
“The ruling is absolutely vital in ensuring benefits for everyone who is entitled to them,” said Cori Racela, an attorney with Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County.



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