When the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs held a hearing recently, members expressed concern that veterans might not qualify for subsidies for the new health insurance marketplaces if they were enrolled in VA health coverage.
So you know all that talk about how the boatload of money going to health care will bankrupt the nation if something isn't done soon?
Well, it turns out that while politicians were bickering, the problem started taking care of itself. Well, a little bit.
Originally published on Wed May 1, 2013 5:48 pm
Two years ago, a landmark study found that having Medicaid health insurance makes a positive difference in people's lives.
Backers of the program have pointed to that study time and again in their push to encourage states to expand the program as part of the federal health law.