For Millions, Life Without Medicaid Services Is No Option

By ABBY GOODNOUGH July 1, 2017 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Frances Isbell has spinal muscular atrophy, a genetic disorder that has left her unable to walk or even roll over in bed. But Ms. Isbell has a personal care assistant through Medicaid, and the help...

In Health Bill’s Defeat, Medicaid Comes of Age

By KATE ZERNIKE, ABBY GOODNOUGH and PAM BELLUCK March 27, 2017 When it was created more than a half century ago, Medicaid almost escaped notice. Front-page stories hailed the bigger, more controversial part of the law that President Lyndon B....