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  • Crist team explores Medicaid expansion

    Crist team explores Medicaid expansion
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist said his team is researching the prospect that he could sign an executive order on his first day in office to immediately and unilaterally expand the state's Medicaid program to cover uninsured Floridians....
  • Negotiate in good faith

    The special legislative session on Medicaid begins Thursday and we still cannot reliably predict what to expect from lawmakers when they convene. Our cynicism tells us this is appeasement disguised as serious work. The June resignation of Sen. Phillip...
  • Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end

    Unusual rules for special session suggest fast movement -- but uncertain end
    When the General Assembly gathers this week, it won't run the way legislatures usually do. There won't be a provision for committees to hold hearings and exercise their usual power to kill or recommend consideration of new policies or spending. But...
  • ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

    Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was...
  • Southern states create a new face of AIDS

    New Yorker Deadra Malloy was diagnosed with HIV in 1988, but she remained healthy for so long she wasn't completely convinced she was positive. When she finally started getting sick in 2006, she decided to embrace her "ancestral roots" and accepted a...
  • Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal

    Gov. McAuliffe, GOP legislators strike budget deal
    RICHMOND — Gov. Terry McAuliffe presented a united front with House Republican leaders Monday, rolling out an agreed-upon strategy to address dragging state revenues. In short, they settled on largely across-the-board budget cuts of about 3...
  • Need To Reach A DSS Worker? Can You Hold For 78 Minutes?

    Need To Reach A DSS Worker? Can You Hold For 78 Minutes?
    Angela Lewis-Shakes learned when she went to a dental appointment last week that her Medicaid coverage had been cut off. She knew she'd have to call the state Department of Social Services to straighten out her coverage. But she dreaded it. Last...
  • Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud

    Owner of Owings Mills X-ray company indicted in $7.5 million health care fraud
    The owner of an Owings Mills medical firm is accused of defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $7.5 million in a federal indictment unsealed Monday. Federal prosecutors say Alpha Diagnostics owner Rafael Chikvashvili, 67, of Baltimore created...
  • Necesita comunicarse con un trabajador de DSS? Puede esperar en el teléfono 78 minutos?

    Ángela Lewis-Shakes se enteró que su cobertura Medicaid había sido cortada cuando fue a una cita con el dentista la semana pasada. Ella sabía que tendría que llamar al Departamento de Servicios Sociales estatal para aclararlo todo. Pero lo había temido....
  • McAuliffe backs Rust's health care bill, Howell says special session's work is serious

    Now that Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Speaker Bill Howell's GOP House leadership have joined hands across the partisan divide to agree on budget amendments, governor is dropping hints that it'd be nice to do the same in this week's special session on Medicaid...
  • Sept. 17 Letters: Pregnancy health care

      Among the 10 steps outlined by Gov. Terry McAullife in his plan to increase access to health care for the most vulnerable of Virginia's citizens was Step 5. This step will provide comprehensive dental benefits to the approximately 45,000 pregnant...