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DeSantis taps Mary Mayhew to lead Florida health agency

Orlando Sentinel By: Naseem Miller Mary Mayhew, director of the nation’s Medicaid program, is resigning after three months on the job to become Florida’s top health regulator, the state’s governor-elect announced. As secretary of the Agency for Health Care Administration, Mayhew will replace Justin Senior, who resigned in November to become CEO of the Safety […]

Report: HUSKY Health Gets High Marks, Could Do More

Public News Service Connecticut is providing quality health care to more than 330,000 children but could reach more, according to a new report. The report from the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families ranked the state 12th in the nation for the rate of children covered by its HUSKY Health program, which includes Medicaid […]

The rate of uninsured children is growing. We must stop it.

America Magazine By: Editorial Board In November the Georgetown Center for Children and Families announced that the number of uninsured children in the United States went up for the first time in nearly a decade. While 7.6 million children were uninsured in 2008, by 2016 that figure had dropped to 3.6 million. But in 2017, 300,000 children […]

The Most-Read Health Affairs Blog Posts Of 2018

Health Affairs In the partisan world of health policy, CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, had always stood out as a bipartisan exception. However, in 2017 through the early days of 2018, Congress let CHIP funding lapse for an unprecedented 114 days. After funding was restored, Tricia Brooks discussed in detail why it took so […]