These Volunteers Are Battling Idaho’s Government To Expand Medicaid
State legislators in Idaho have refused to accept federal funding that could help thousands without health insurance get coverage. Meet “Reclaim Idaho,” the group that’s trying to do what elected officials won’t and put Medicaid expansion up for a vote in November.
This Is What It's Like To Be Put To Sleep So You Can't Resist Electric Shock Treatment
As a 22-year-old, Eleanor was pumped with drugs to keep her in a sleeplike state, then subjected to excessive rounds of electroconvulsive therapy as a treatment advocated by the notorious Dr William Sargant. “You can’t find your way back to who you were because you don’t kind of remember yourself,” she tells BuzzFeed News.
There’s A Christian Alternative To Health Insurance, But It's Not For Everyone
For a growing number of Christians in the US, faith-based health care sharing ministries seem like the perfect alternative to an expensive, volatile insurance marketplace. But there may be serious drawbacks for some members — and for everyone else.
Experts And Anti-Abortion Groups Are Both Worried About How The GOP Health Care Bill Covers Abortion
Insurance and tax experts say the Republican health care bill's exemptions would be difficult to enforce, while anti-abortion groups say the bill could potentially allow people to use refundable tax credits to pay for abortion.
Republican Chairman Says Sean Spicer Should Stay “In His Lane” On Health Care Bill
After the White House press secretary told reporters that “every member” of Congress would be able to amend the health care bill “on the floor,” Rules Chairman Pete Sessions said he didn’t appreciate Spicer “getting in my business.”