In a conversation with HuffPost, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-V.T.) his plans for cost-effective Medicare for all.
More than 4 in 10 U.S. births are paid for by Medicaid, the state-federal health insurance program for the poor — and fewer abortions will mean more births.
Poor people need insurance. Seniors need dental care. And there may not be money for both.
A proposed expansion of services for the elderly and people with disabilities faces major budget pressure.
In 2010, Elder said he was also against mandating that insurance companies cover people with preexisting conditions.
Twitter users mocked the New York congresswoman for praising Medicare and Medicaid without realizing they're forms of socialism.
Rep. Debbie Dingell learned first-hand the difficulty of finding home care for the elderly and those with disabilities. Now she's pushing a proposal to fix that.
A House subcommittee just advanced a spending bill without the controversial policy in it for the first time in more than 40 years.
The president still wants ambitious legislation this year, officials said, even though next week's budget document won't have specifics
It could mean health insurance for 4 million low-income Americans, but somebody needs to demand that it happen.