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Medicaid
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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health

    Medicaid Cuts To OB-GYNs Hazardous To Women's Health
    Recently, Connecticut obstetrician-gynecologists were given an unwelcome surprise — massive cuts in payments for providing obstetric services to the state's Medicaid patients. The goal of these cuts is to slash the cost of the HUSKY program, which...
  • Wolf administration to begin reorganizing Medicaid plans

    Gov. Tom Wolf's administration plans to begin transferring more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program that it touts as a more efficient and effective way of providing health care for the poor, disabled and elderly....
  • Legislators look for common ground on budget, Medicaid

    House and Senate leaders weren't backing off their opposing positions on Medicaid expansion Friday during tense budget negotiations leading into the final week of the Legislative session. But they did manage to find enough common ground to jump-start...
  • Talks, but no progress in health-care budget impasse

    TALLAHASSEE — The Senate and the House are talking but not changing their tunes. With only a week left in the regular session, Florida lawmakers remain locked in a dispute Friday over health-care spending, putting billions of dollars on the line...
  • Medicaid hit with $106 million cut from Illinois budget deal

    Illinois nursing homes are at a loss for how they will deal with a roughly $65 million cut in state Medicaid funding made by Gov. Bruce Rauner's office as part of a budget fix for this fiscal year. Pat Comstock, executive director of Health Care...
  • Gov. Hickenlooper signs $25 billion Colorado budget

    Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Colorado's $25 billion budget on Friday, a spending plan that sends more money to schools, transportation infrastructure and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep. "We saw again...
  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for April 25

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. JURY BEGINS DELIBERATING IN FLORIDA A&M HAZING DEATH TRIAL Jurors have begun deliberating in the trial of the three remaining defendants charged with the hazing...
  • Pa. Medicaid enrollees being transferred into new benefits program

    Pa. Medicaid enrollees being transferred into new benefits program
    HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf's administration is beginning to transfer more than a million adult Medicaid enrollees into a single, new benefits program. On Monday, the Department of Human Services will move more than 100,000 people into the...
  • House passes programs for intellectually disabled children

    House passes programs for intellectually disabled children
    Two bills headed for Gov. Rick Scott's desk are intended to help move the state to the cutting edge in providing educational and financial opportunities for children with intellectual disabilities. The Florida House gave final passage Friday to a bill...
  • Businesses rally to support Medicaid solution

    Businesses rally to support Medicaid solution
    Orlando’s business community gathered Friday to send a message to state legislators that they should support Medicaid expansion in Florida, paid for by federal dollars. The event was half rally, half panel discussion, organized the Central Florida...
  • Scott on wrong side on health care

    Scott on wrong side on health care
    Gov. Rick Scott went to war last week — on the wrong side. The governor should have been strong-arming House leaders, demanding that they expand health care coverage to nearly 1 million Floridians. Instead, Scott was threatening members of the...