By Associated Press | 11/24/13 11:08 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Republican and Democratic legislative leaders remain upbeat about the odds of expanding Medicaid to an estimated 49,000 poor New Hampshire adults despite the recent failed vote. Democratic House Speaker Terie Norelli said Friday that discussions will continue with...
11/23/13 11:45 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) The health care program is shaping up as one of the early litmus tests for GOP presidential hopefuls.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/22/13 05:16 PM
A high number of nursing home residents on Medicare are being hospitalized, showing a need for new way to measure nursing home quality, the U.S. Health and Human Services inspector general said this week. More than 825,000 Medicare residents in nursing home care were transferred to hospitals...
By Bloomberg News | 11/22/13 10:27 AM
House and Senate negotiators adjourned talks on a new agricultural bill until after a congressional recess, increasing the chances of a lapse in programs that could double the price of milk next year. “I’m disappointed we don’t have an agreement yet,” Senate Agriculture Chairman Debbie...
11/22/13 09:43 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes has pledged her support for a move in the U.S. Senate to make tax credits permanent for businesses that hire military veterans. It's an issue on which Grimes and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell agree. Grimes said in a statement...
11/22/13 09:40 AM
(www.businessweek.com) Campaigning for vice president in 2012, Paul Ryan learned firsthand what happens to politicians who dare to propose taking money from old people. One of Ryan’s big themes was the need to reform entitlement programs so the rising costs of Social Security, Medicare, and...
By Ethan Barton | 11/21/13 06:49 PM
Dr. Jose Katz was sentenced Tuesday to six and a half years in prison and ordered to pay $19 million in restitution after federal prosecutors said he subjected thousands of patients to unnecessary and potentially life-threatening tests and treatment, sometimes by unlicensed personnel, in an...
11/21/13 09:43 AM
After Army veteran Eddie Creed died at the Seattle VA hospital in April 2012, his loved ones awaited official word: Why had he received a lethal overdose of morphine in his sleep there? The VA still hasn't released the independent investigation it commissioned concerning his accidental overdose.
By Associated Press | 11/21/13 09:22 AM
Two college students are asking a judge to let them help defend Maricopa County Community College District from a lawsuit that seeks to block the district's policy of providing in-state tuition to young immigrants granted deferred deportation by the Obama administration.
By Rebecca Berg | 11/21/13 06:29 AM
The Supreme Court ruled last year that states could accept or reject the Medicaid expansion that's an integral component of President Obama's new health care law. Now, the issue could prove to be a litmus test for those Republican governors considering presidential runs.
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