03/15/14 03:45 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Several hundred supporters of Medicaid expansion gathered at the state Capitol on Saturday to send a message to Republic lawmakers who have blocked Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's top legislative priority. People attending the rally carried signs reading "We need...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:35 PM
Several hundred supporters of Medicaid expansion gathered at the state Capitol to send a message to lawmakers who are deadlocked on the issue.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:06 PM
In his first months on the job, Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife is trying to capitalize on Democrats' takeover of top state offices and the state Senate by pushing a key element of President Obama's health care law through a Republican-dominated House of Delegates.
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 01:43 PM
Arizona State Hospital is now in compliance with federal regulations and is no longer at risk of losing its Medicare funding, according to a letter from an official.
By Michael Barone | 03/12/14 07:23 PM
In her unsuccessful campaign for representative in the Florida's 13th Congressional District special election Tuesday, Democrat Alex Sink charged that her Republican opponent would cut Social Security and Medicare. This is a time-tested Democratic line of attack, and in Pinellas County, where 22...
By Kelly Cohen | 03/12/14 06:50 PM
New York made away with $320 million from the federal government by over-billing Medicaid, according to a new watchdog report. According to the inspector general for the Health and Human Services Department, state-operated residences billed the federal government at twice the rate charged by...
03/12/14 02:15 PM
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Republican leaders said Wednesday the momentum is in their favor in the battle with Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Democratic lawmakers over whether to expand Medicaid eligibility. House Majority Leader Kirk Cox said growing public opinion agrees with the...
By Alanna Durkin | 03/12/14 09:10 AM
Maine Republicans who are fiercely fighting an effort to expand government-subsidized health care coverage to roughly 70,000 residents have come up with an alternative: government-subsidized health care.
By Kelly Cohen | 03/11/14 04:18 PM
Massive fraud in Medicare's prescription drug programs may be going untracked, according to a government watchdog.
By Michelle L. Price | 03/11/14 08:39 AM
Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.
03/10/14 12:32 PM
Among other changes, the regulation proposed to remove three classes of drugs from a special protected list that guarantees seniors access to a wide selection of critical medications.
03/10/14 09:17 AM
WASHINGTON — With just three weeks left to sign up under President Obama's health care law, a major survey tracking the rollout finds that the uninsured rate keeps going down. The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, released Monday, found that 15.9 percent of U.S. adults are uninsured thus...
By Associated Press | 03/08/14 05:52 PM
A south-central Idaho home-meal delivery service accused by state and federal officials in a lawsuit of overbilling Medicaid by nearly $900,000 is denying the allegations.
By Associated Press | 03/06/14 08:21 AM
New Hampshire's state Senate is set to vote on a bipartisan agreement to use federal Medicaid money to buy private health insurance for thousands of poor adults.
By Associated Press | 03/05/14 08:56 AM
Ending a budget standoff reminiscent of the fight that shuttered the federal government last year, Arkansas lawmakers have spared the state's first-in-the nation plan to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for the poor.
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