Another Year, Another Flu Shot

From Healthcare Triage. The flu vaccine is tailored from year to year to match the current/expected strains. That means it’s sometimes a home run, and sometimes less of one. You, and your kids, should still get one every year. *** Aaron has a book out now! It’s called The Bad Food Bible: How and Why…

The Reality of Work Requirements for Medicaid

From Healthcare Triage. We’ve spent the last few weeks talking work requirements for safety net programs, and it’s all been leading up to this: work requirements for Medicaid. By looking at the EITC and TANF, we learned some things. Can these lessons inform decisions about whether and how to implement work requirements for Medicaid? If…

Election Results Impact the ACA, Medicaid Expansion, and Marijuana

From Healthcare Triage. Subscribe to Healthcare Triage! https://bit.ly/2GlEYWG Yesterday’s election results have a lot of impact on health care in the United States. The new Democratic House of Representatives and the ACA, expansion of Medicaid in red states, and medical and recreational marijuana are all affected by last nights returns. Image Credits Sarah Stierch https://bit.ly/2yYQhlO…