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States Extend Medicaid for New Mothers, Even as They Reject Broader Expansion | Healthiest Communities Health News

Until last year, Georgia’s Medicaid coverage for new moms with low incomes lasted 60 days. That meant the Medicaid benefits of many women expired before they could be referred to other medical providers for help with serious health problems, said Dr. Keila Brown, an OB-GYN… Read More »States Extend Medicaid for New Mothers, Even as They Reject Broader Expansion | Healthiest Communities Health News

Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic

A study analyzing prescription claims for a drug used to treat opioid addictions found that adolescents and young adults were less likely than usual to get treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic, especially if they were covered by private, commercial health insurance. The findings of the… Read More »Adolescents and young adults less likely to get addiction treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic