| Mar 28, 2013
| 12:21 PM
Virginians are divided along political, racial and gender lines over expanding the state's Medicaid program under provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
The poll, released Thursday, shows 45...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:53 PM
State lawmakers put finishing touches last week on plans to apply federal health care reforms in Maryland come Jan. 1. But who becomes newly insured — and at what cost —still worries stakeholders as the state speeds toward becoming one of...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Much has been said about the challenges of healthcare reform legislation. With healthcare reform, more and more academic medical centers will enter into strategic partnerships with community-based hospitals in an effort to create a comprehensive system of...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:42 PM
Connecticut hospitals are under a great deal of scrutiny. This is partly because Gov. Dannel P. Malloy proposed a significant restructuring of funding to hospitals to halt unsustainable growth in that portion of the state's Medicaid program. Additionally,...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Hundreds of L.A. County residents attended a town hall meeting at Cal State L.A. on Friday afternoon to learn about the state’s new insurance exchange, which will begin enrolling people this fall.
Peter Lee, executive director of the health...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Beginning today, The Morning Call will kick off a series of occasional stories taking a comprehensive look at how the Affordable Care Act will change health care and how Pennsylvanians access it. We will provide useful information to aid you in navigating...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Last week: The extraordinary call of Pope Francis for prayer and fasting to avert the folly of U.S. military intervention in Syria. He called for a political — not a military solution to the humanitarian crisis that is Syria today, with two...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:52 PM
RICHMOND – The General Assembly commission tasked with monitoring the progress of Medicaid reform with an eye to expanding the program in Virginia held its first meeting in Richmond Monday.
The Medicaid Innovation and Reform Commission, made up of...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 11:28 AM
The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare.
The full benefits of the law will...
| Jun 22, 2013
As a multimillion-dollar national campaign launches Sunday to enroll Americans in the nation's new health care program, Maryland officials have already begun enlisting local groups in a similar drive.
In one example, 200 Christian, Jewish and Muslim...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Last week: We continue to see steady job growth and the recent Citrix hiring expansion of 200 jobs was another positive for Broward County. Our public and private/partnerships continue to focus on working together to expand our employment base. County and...