Just how little does the government think of you?
What does it say when your government cares more about the people of another nation than they do about the people they are supposed to represent? By care, I mean providing basic services.
States have begun to remove people from Medicaid, something they could not do for three years during the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Medicaid programs are reviewing the eligibility of roughly 90 million beneficiaries in the U.S., now that a rule suspending that process has expired. Those who remain eligible should be able to keep their coverage, and those who don't will lose it.
But new data from states that have begun this process show that hundreds of thousands of people are losing coverage – not because of their income, but because of administrative problems, like missing a renewal notification in the mail.
And a poll this week from KFF found that 65% of Medicaid enrollees across the country didn't know states can now remove people from the program if they are not eligible or don't complete the renewal process.
Denying poor people health care is bad enough, but here's the real problem. Our government does think that someone else deserves it, just not Americans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine is getting an additional $1.7 billion in assistance from the U.S. government and the World Bank to pay the salaries of its beleaguered health care workers and provide other essential services.
The money coming Tuesday from the U.S. Agency for International Development