Kaiser Health News

Rule Proposed on Providing Mental Health 'Parity' in Medicaid Program

A federal law that passed in 2008 was supposed to ensure that when patients had insurance benefits for mental health…


With Half of California's Kids on Medicaid, Advocates Worry About Service

California’s Medi-Cal program has grown to cover nearly half of the state’s children, causing policymakers and child…


California's Enrollment Success Is Its Greatest Challenge

California is coming face to face with the reality of one of its biggest Obamacare successes: the explosion in Medi-Cal…


School Nurses' Role Expands with Access to Students' Online Health Records

Although the school nurse is a familiar figure, school-based health care is unfamiliar territory to many medical…


Gaps in Kids' Dental Coverage A Trouble Spot

No one wants to go to the dentist, but kids need to. A small cavity left to fester can grow into a big health problem.…


CMS: States’ Health Spending Gap Widens

Researchers at the office of the actuary and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offered the first snapshot…