Alabama Medicaid News & Articles

Our Weaknesses Are Laid Bare

Jeremy Jeffcoat | May 22, 2020 | Opinion Article Pickens County Medical Center

Our weaknesses are laid bare, Alabama. At times, there are passionate debates about what issues need to be addressed first in our state. We spend a great deal of time chasing our tails over issues like prison overcrowding, gas taxes, and toll roads…but now reality...

AL Democratic Congressional Candidates Urge Lawmakers to Expand Medicaid

Dakota Layton | April 29, 2020 Health Banknotes

On Wednesday, Alabama Democratic Congressional candidates, Phyliss Harvey-Hall (AL-02), Dr. Adia Winfrey (AL-03), and Rick Neighbors (AL-04) issued a joint statement urging state lawmakers to expand Medicaid. The candidates declared, “The accelerating spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a crisis that threatens the health...

AL Democrats Seek Medicaid Expansion

Brent Wilson | March 12, 2020 Medical insurance cards on the calculator. Health care costs con

Today, Rep. Laura Hall (D-Huntsville) introduced a bill, HB448, to extend Medicaid coverage for new and expectant mothers for up to a year post-partum, while Rep. Mary Moore (D-Birmingham) introduced a bill, HB447, to fully expand Medicaid coverage. Rep. Neil Rafferty (D-Birmingham) introduced two resolutions...

Doug Jones Kicks Off Statewide Campaign Tour

David Preston | September 20, 2019 Doug Jones

U.S. Senator Doug Jones’ re-election campaign has kicked off a statewide “Road to Ready” tour to hear from Alabamians across the state, train volunteers and engage with voters on issues that matter most to them ahead of 2020. The “Road to Ready” events are held...

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