Brett Kelman

Brett Kelman

Brett Kelman joined KFF Health News after 15 years of beat reporting at three newspapers in the USA Today Network, most recently covering health care, the opioid crisis, and the coronavirus pandemic for The Tennessean in Nashville. At The Pacific Daily News in Guam, his reporting was directly responsible for the arrest of three police officers who aided in a human trafficking conspiracy. In California, he was a contributor to The Wall, a Pulitzer Prize-winning examination of the border wall proposed by former president Donald Trump. He is a graduate of the University of Florida

Medicaid ‘unwinding’ breeds chaos in states as millions lose coverage

By: , , and - November 2, 2023

More than two dozen people lined up outside a state public assistance office in Montana before it opened to ensure they didn’t get cut off from Medicaid. Callers in Missouri and Florida reported waiting on hold for more than two hours on hotlines to renew their Medicaid coverage. The parents of a disabled man in […]