Why Are Millions of Medicaids at Risk of Losing Coverage Within Months?

Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News The Biden administration and state officials are preparing for a major slack: millions are losing their Medicaid benefits as the pandemic health emergency ends. Some may sign up for a different insurance. Most of the others are doomed to get lost in transit. State Medicaid agencies have been preparing for …

How Rural Communities Are Losing Their Pharmacies

Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News Batson’s Drug Store seems like a throwback to a simpler time. The independent drugstore in Howard, Kansas, still operates an old-fashioned soda counter and hand-dipped ice cream. But the pharmacy, the only one in the entire county, hangs on an abyss between nostalgia and extinction. Julie Perkins, pharmacist and owner …