healthcare http://hppr.org en Kansas Corrections Department helping county jails gain access to Medicaid http://hppr.org/post/kansas-corrections-department-helping-county-jails-gain-access-medicaid <p></p><p>The Kansas Department of Corrections, KDoC, is working with local law enforcement officials to help county jail keepers bill Medicaid for part of their inmates’ health care costs according to <a href="http://www.khi.org/news/2014/jan/29/kdoc-plan-would-help-county-jails-gain-access-medi/">the Kansas Institute of Health</a>. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 27573 at http://hppr.org Kansas Corrections Department helping county jails gain access to Medicaid Millions Left Without Despite Affordable Care Act http://hppr.org/post/millions-left-without-despite-affordable-care-act <p></p><p>A sweeping national effort to extend health coverage to millions of Americans will leave out two-thirds of the poor blacks and single mothers and more than half of the low-wage workers who do not have insurance, the very kinds of people that the program was intended to help, according to an analysis of census data <strong><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/03/health/millions-of-poor-are-left-uncovered-by-health-law.html">by The New York Times</a></strong>.</p><p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 22487 at http://hppr.org Millions Left Without Despite Affordable Care Act