The Large Overlaps between Opioid Use Disorder, Mental Illness, and Parenting Young Children

A new study finds more than half a million adults with opioid use disorder are parents living with children younger than 18.

Penalizing immigrants for obtaining Medicaid coverage puts child and family well-being at risk

Significant evidence documents the spillover benefits of parental Medicaid coverage on children’s health and well-being.

Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents

Parents’ concerns about immigration-related consequences may cause them to drop coverage for which they or their children are eligible.

People are saying #ThxBirthControl for boosting women’s education and the national economy

The introduction of the birth control pill in 1960 gave women increased power to plan their futures and participate in the economy.

The new opioid legislation takes important steps toward expanding treatment and coverage

The SUPPORT Act, aimed at addressing the opioid crisis, was signed into law on October 24.

Under Medicaid work requirements, limited internet access in Arkansas may put coverage at risk

Internet access is especially limited for low-income households and Medicaid enrollees in Arkansas.

Arkansans losing Medicaid due to work requirements are likely to face limited private insurance options

Fewer than 1 in 10 part-time, private-sector employees are eligible for employer coverage in Arkansas.

Three ways states can boost the impact of new federal opioid legislation on Medicaid’s health homes program

Federal opioid legislation was passed earlier this month and is awaiting the president’s signature.

Three ways short-term health plans could damage the US health system

Expanding short-term health plans could raise ACA-compliant insurance premiums by 18 percent.