News bites: Medicaid on the chopping block?

Medicaid is seen as the "sacrificial lamb" in the ongoing debt-ceiling negotiations, reports The Wall Street Journal (subscription required).

McKinsey seems to be of two minds when it comes to healthcare reform's impact on employer-sponsored coverage, the New America Foundation writes in a blog post.

Medicare has faced insolvency threats almost since its inception, the Congressional Research Service writes in a new report.

Kaiser Health News is reporting an uptick in med school students' interest in primary care.