By Veronique de Rugy | 02/27/14 02:44 PM
The president's budget is scheduled to come out next week. It is late again. Unfortunately, we can expect that the president didn't use this extra time to find responsible solutions to put the country on a sustainable financial path.
02/26/14 09:25 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. — Gov. Pat McCrory's health agency on Wednesday planned to unveil its latest version of ideas on how to change North Carolina's $13 billion Medicaid health care system for about 1.7 million poor and disabled people. The state Department of Health and Human Services was...
02/24/14 05:45 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Chamber of Commerce and state business leaders renewed their call Monday for Republican House lawmakers to accept billions in federal Medicaid funds, saying it would be a boost for the state's economy. The group said at a Capitol news conference that the...
By Associated Press | 02/24/14 10:27 AM
Maine lawmakers are considering a bill that for the first time would provide emergency dental care for adults who receive Medicaid benefits. The proposal is designed to reduce uncompensated emergency room treatment for dental pain.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:29 AM
Missouri would get 24,000 new jobs if the state expands eligibility for its Medicaid program, said a report released Friday, but the analysis is unlikely to sway the reluctant Republican-led Legislature.
By Associated Press | 02/22/14 10:24 AM
A bill with the backing of House Republican leadership would give the General Assembly the authority to decide whether the state should expand Medicaid under the federal health care law.
By Philip Klein | 02/21/14 06:25 PM
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday provided advanced notice to insurers about proposed cuts in Medicare Advantage payments in 2015 as part of President Obama's health care law. Medicare Advantage is a program that offers privately administered insurance options to...
By Charles Paul Blahous | 02/21/14 11:46 AM
The president can delay his budget, but no good can come from further postponing our country’s desperately needed financial reforms.
02/20/14 07:00 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia House and Senate cast opposing votes Thursday on whether to accept federal Medicaid funds in order to provide health insurance to as much as 400,000 low-income residents. The GOP-controlled House voted 67-32 against expanding Medicaid eligibility. The...
By Ben Neary | 02/20/14 08:58 AM
A legislative committee that heard public testimony Wednesday in favor of a bill that would expand Medicaid in Wyoming didn't vote on the matter and the committee chairman said it likely wouldn't vote Thursday, either.
02/20/14 02:15 AM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates are set to vote against a proposal to accept federal Medicaid funding. A largely symbolic full floor vote is scheduled for Thursday. Republican leaders said they wanted to show they are united in opposition to a proposal by...
By David Freddoso | 02/19/14 08:40 PM
It's 2014, and we're all anti-Obamacare now - at least a little. Even party-sanctioned Democratic Super PACs are now defending their members with ads that showcase the sincerity of their frustration with Obamacare's rollout. And late last week, incumbent Senate Democrats lined up around the...
By Andrew DeMillo | 02/19/14 08:39 AM
The Arkansas House failed Tuesday to renew the state's compromise Medicaid expansion plan, leaving in limbo the future of a program heralded as a model for Republican-leaning states to implement the federal health overhaul.
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:35 AM
Corbett's administration could be ready to submit its proposal to the federal government to draw down billions of Medicaid expansion dollars to help uninsured working adults buy health insurance.
02/18/14 04:45 PM
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The war of words between Democratic and Republican lawmakers over whether to accept federal Medicaid funds to provide health insurance to low-income residents continued at the Capitol Tuesday, with members from both parties accusing the other of being out-of-touch...
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