Health care providers are among those waiting nervously for the U.S. Senate to reveal just how it wants to reform health care. The impact could be greatest on those providers who serve low income populations.
A bill that would have brought paid family leave to Connecticut died in the legislature this week, despite having been a priority for Democratic Senate leadership. Though the bill had been the subject of bipartisan negotiations earlier in the session, it failed to get the support it needed to advance.
Medicaid has become an increasingly important source of health insurance coverage for children in the United States. That’s especially true for children living in small towns and rural areas, according to a new report.