Medicaid enrollment, International food systems

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A caregiver helps an elderly man put on his shoes
This photo taken Nov. 27, 2013 shows caregiver Warren Manchess helping Paul Gregoline with his shoes and socks, in Noblesville, Ind. As the population ages, there’s been a growing shortage of caregivers, nurses’ aides, home health aides and others who provide services for senior citizens and people with disabilities. Darron Cummings/AP Photo

A health policy expert walks us through issues with the Medicaid enrollment process. Then, we learn more about how Russia’s war in Ukraine is disrupting international food systems

Featured in this Show

  • What to know about renewing Medicaid coverage

    Some Wisconsin residents have already been disqualified from renewing their Medicaid coverage, due to the end of a coverage renewal suspension that started in March of 2020. We learn why this is happening, and how to make sure you can renew coverage if need be.

  • Russia backs out of Ukrainian grain deal, threatening global food supply

    After backing out of a deal allowing Ukraine to transport grain out of the Black Sea, Russia is now actively attacking ports and grain deposits. The attacks threaten to raise food costs and exacerbate hunger around the globe. The chief economist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture discusses the effects of Ukrainian grain on the global food supply.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Bobby Peterson Guest
  • Seth Meyer Guest

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