Tag Archives: Healthcare

California to be first state to provide healthcare to undocumented immigrants – BBC News

California is poised to become the first US state to offer government-provided healthcare to some immigrants who are in the country illegally. State Democrats agreed on Sunday that adults between the ages of 19 to 25 should have access to Medi-Cal, the state’s low-income insurance programme. The measure must still be approved by the full… Read More »

As Retiree Health-Care Bills Mount, Some States Have a Solution: Stop Paying – The Wall Street Journal

By Heather Gillers Heather Gillers The Wall Street Journal Biography @hgillers heather.gillers@wsj.com May 1, 2019 5:30 a.m. ET Charles Johnson, an assistant superintendent at Polk Correctional Institution, in Butner, N.C., worries that ending retiree health care will spark workplace conflict. Photo: Jeremy M. Lange for The Wall Street Journal North Carolina corrections official Charles Johnson… Read More »

Black premature babies face racial disparities in healthcare, study says

Adobe Stock Images Black preemies face higher chances that they will receive poor prenatal care than white, Asian-American and Hispanic babies, and this is partially due to the quality of their parents’ healthcare as well as segregation, according to a JAMA Pediatrics study released last week. The study looked at black newborn babies born prematurely… Read More »