6 Louisiana cities among nation's 10 most expensive for health care, report says - Six of the 10 most expensive places to buy health care in the nation are in Louisiana, including Metairie, Baton Rouge and Lafayette.
Louisiana's cavalcade of cowardice on Medicaid expansion: Robert Mann
Louisiana's cavalcade of cowardice on Medicaid expansion: Robert Mann - Just how much do Louisiana Republicans despise President Barack Obama? The result of Wednesday’s appalling vote against providing health insurance for Louisiana’s working poor in the Senate Health and Welfare Committee suggests it’s quite a bit. #ACA #Medicaid #expansion - www.healthcoverageally.com
In Florida, lawful immigrants are eligible for public benefits such as Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) only if they have been residing in the United States for five years. Under the 1998 welfare reform law — which introduced restrictions for federal income-based benefits related to immigration status and length of U.S. residency — 22 other states, including Washington, D.C. enforce the same eligibility requirement.