If you're poor or low-income in the U.S. and use government safety net programs, you could be affected by a number of new rules and actions proposed by the Trump administration. Most of the changes are still pending, and anti-poverty groups are trying to stop them from going into effect. Some of the proposals already face legal challenges.
Last September, the Trump administration unveiled a controversial proposal — a policy that, if implemented, could jeopardize the legal status of manyimmigrants who sign up for some government-funded programs, including Medicaid.
Ohio Governor John Kasich leaves office next week. His tone has changed dramatically, as he’s worked to accomplish his goals and create a national profile as a Trump critic and a promoter of bipartisan compromise.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case brought by Republican-led states that were seeking to defund Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide women's reproductive health services.
A federal grand jury has indicted a central Ohio doctor on charges related to a health care fraud scheme that included marketing unnecessary prescription creams in low-income neighborhoods and billing Medicaid for millions of dollars.