health reform

January 13, 2017

Jan. 13: The faces of Medicaid expansion

Gov. John Bel Edwards celebrated the one-year anniversary of his executive order expanding Medicaid coverage by introducing the public to three of the 378,000-plus Louisianans who’ve gained coverage since July 1.
January 10, 2017

Jan. 10: What Americans want on health care

Three of 4 Americans do not want to see the Affordable Care Act repealed without an adequate replacement plan in place. Recently, a national health care research organization- the Kaiser Family Foundation- talked with people who voted for Donald Trump and receive health insurance through the Affordable Care Act’s marketplaces and Medicaid expansion.
December 15, 2016

Dec. 15: Income inequality in Louisiana

Louisiana has the fourth-highest rate of income inequality in the United States, as income gains over the past 35 years have accrued mainly to the wealthy while families in the middle and bottom of the income ladder have stagnated or lost ground.