Tag: Medicaid

Medicaid needs to make mental health a priority

With mental health being more prevalent and accepted in the contemporary world, you would think access to decent mental health providers would be readily available, but that’s not the case.  Many people who are on Medicaid are typically underrepresented or a part of minority communities. Those who are insured by […]

Pre-Existing Conditions clause must not be repealed

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons, Wikipedia We are currently master’s in social work students at Ramapo College. In our social policy class, we have learned about the details of the Affordable Care Act and are writing to express our commitment to advocate for this essential law to stay in place. […]

Trump administration proposes to cut important budgets

Photo courtesy of Sheleah Craighead, Wikipedia This week, the Trump administration has proposed a new plan to reform and cut approximately 30 percent of the budget of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, known as SNAP. Their new plan is definitely thinking outside, or rather inside, the box. The Trump administration […]