Shalina Chatlani

Shalina Chatlani

Shalina is the national health care reporter for the States Newsroom. She is focused on in-depth accountability journalism that looks at the changing landscape of health care infrastructure in the nation, and whether local legislatures are prioritizing underserved communities.

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As COVID protections end, patients classified as ‘medically needy’ fear new barriers to care

By: - March 8, 2023

Boosted pandemic-era benefits may push some over the income line as disenrollments resume.

Remaining abortion clinics face more challenges if Texas judge limits abortion pill

By: - March 2, 2023

'I think that women need to pick up their guns and take to the streets, and I’m serious. This is a crusade against women,' an advocate said.