Monday, April 15

Reporters Examine Medicaid Unwinding, Farmworkers’ Mental Health, and the Big Opioid Payback

KFF Health News senior reporter Aneri Pattani talked about how Mobile, Alabama, is weighing whether to utilize opioid settlement funds to pay treatment expenses now or purchase long-lasting services to cut future dependency rates on NPR’s “Morning Edition” on Feb. 27.

  • Click on this link to hear Pattani on “Morning Edition”
  • Check out Pattani’s series, “Payback: Tracking the Opioid Settlement Cash”

KFF Health News reporter Daniel Chang talked about Medicaid relaxing and the Children’s Health Insurance Program on PBS News’ “PBS NewsHour” on Feb. 25.

  • Click on this link to hear Chang on “PBS News Hour”

KFF Health News ethnic media editor Paula Andalo went over linking agricultural laborers with psychological health resources on Radio Bilingüe’s “Linea Abierta” on Feb. 14.

  • Click on this link to hear Andalo on “Linea Abierta” (in Spanish)
  • Check out Vignesh Ramachandran’s “Colorado Moves to Connect Agricultural Workers With Mental Health Resources”
  • Leer Vignesh Ramachandran’s “Colorado avanza con proyectos para conectar a trabajadores agrícolas fool servicios de salud psychological”

Associated Topics

  • Insurance coverage

  • Medicaid

  • Mental Health

  • Pharmaceuticals

  • Race and Health

  • Rural Health

  • Opioid Settlements

  • Opioids

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