Medical Assistance

The Lobbying Battles of Medicare and Medicaid

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

There is something called “doc-fix” that occurs regularly in Washington. This involves the wrangling between politicians to come up with funds to pay doctors for providing Medicare services, geared at 65 or older individuals which and often cost far more than their returns. So our legislators come up with short-term funds to pay Medicare doctors… Read more »

Free Healthcare for Moms in AZ

Last updated: April 17, 2012 by

There is still a decent amount of government aid out there for healthcare, but almost all of it is only for low-income families. What about the just-above-low-income families that earn too much for healthcare aid but earn too little to pay for their own insurance? If you live in Arizona, then you could seek out… Read more »

What Do You Do When Nobody Offers Health Care To Your Kids?

Last updated: April 5, 2012 by

Thanks to health care reform being passed in 20101, children can no longer be denied health insurance coverage because of their pre-existing conditions. That should be a good thing, except insurance providers found a loophole to exploit. Stop offering coverage for children altogether. It’s a typical lazy response to issues like this: if you stand… Read more »

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

Last updated: November 6, 2014 by

Health insurance is not optional – especially for children who are still growing and vulnerable to a wide range of injuries and illnesses. In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that 9.8% of children under age 18 (7.3 million) were without health insurance, with children in poverty (15.4%) were more likely to be medically uninsured… Read more »

Disability Benefits for Single Mothers

Last updated: June 15, 2012 by

Being a single mother is hard enough, but being a mom robbed of her physical ability to care for her children is infinitely harder. Unfortunate events like an accident or a congenital disease could make it nearly impossible for them to take care of their children. Even a severe injury could prevent them from working… Read more »

Medicaid for Single Mothers

Last updated: October 6, 2014 by

For the unknowing – Medicaid is the principal source of funding for free or low cost health coverage for the poor and disabled in America. The concept of Medicaid came about so that the government could provide assistance to financially-strapped families to help them pay of a portion of their medical bills. It is often… Read more »