Nada Hassanein

Nada Hassanein

Nada Hassanein is a health care reporter for Stateline with a focus on inequities.

Protestors carry signs as they demonstrate against proposed cuts to Medicaid and Medicare outside San Francisco city hall in September 2011 in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Despite federal warnings, red and blue states aggressively cull Medicaid rolls

By: - August 28, 2023

Despite federal warnings to slow down, both red and blue states have cut off Medicaid coverage for nearly 4 million people because they lack the proper paperwork. In at least four states, half of all the people who have lost coverage for any reason are children. During the pandemic, the federal government directed states not […]