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  • Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill

    Quinn signs Medicaid expansion bill
    Gov. Pat Quinn today signed into law a Medicaid expansion bill that will tap $2.4 billion in federal funds over the next several years to provide more health care coverage for the poor. The money includes approximately $400 million to enroll new...
  • Medicaid expansion bill emerges

    Medicaid expansion bill emerges
    You'll find the latest draft of state Sen. Emmett Hanger's Medicaid expansion proposal here (pdf). The bill is largely what Hanger, R-Mount Solon, proposed late last month, though perhaps a more careful read will show differences that aren't immediately...
  • Helsel: End the stalemate, I'll talk Medicaid

    Del. Gordon Helsel called this week to get something off his chest: He thinks Gov. Terry McAuliffe should remove his demands for Medicaid expansion from the current budget debate. Now, this isn't a surprise. Helsel, R-Poquoson, is part of the House...
  • Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois

    Medicaid applications keep piling up in Illinois
    Derek Russell has lupus and high blood pressure and can't afford his prescription drugs. Amanda Whitlock works outdoors all summer and is allergic to bees and wasps and concerned about spots on her skin she fears could be pre-cancerous. Both lost...
  • General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block

    General Assembly passes budget with Medicaid block
    RICHMOND — The battle over Medicaid expansion bogged down the budget process once against Thursday as Republicans worked to ensure — as best they can — that Gov. Terry McAuliffe can’t expand the program on his own once the...
  • IPC The Hospitalist defrauded Medicare and Medicaid, U.S. lawsuit says

    The U.S. Justice Department has accused a North Hollywood healthcare company of defrauding the federal government of millions of dollars by overbilling for services its doctors performed. In a lawsuit filed Monday in Chicago, federal lawyers said IPC...
  • Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble

    Closing of health centers causes patients to scramble
    When Will Boyd arrived Wednesday at the People's Community Health Center's Brooklyn Park clinic, he was furious to learn that the center will close at the end of the month. The 63-year-old has two broken teeth needing repair and said he was told he...
  • Most with Obamacare were previously uninsured, new survey finds

    About 4.5 million of the 8 million Americans who signed up for health insurance on marketplaces created by the new federal healthcare law did not previously have insurance, according to a national survey that provides the most detailed look to date at who...
  • Number of uninsured in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016, study finds

    Number of uninsured in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016, study finds
    The number of uninsured residents in Los Angeles could drop 57% by 2016 as a result of the federal health law's expansion of coverage, according to a new report. The study released Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation predicts that the...
  • Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud

    Virginia tops in controlling Medicaid fraud
    For a second time Virginia has taken top honors in the nation for its work eliminating waste and intercepting Medicaid fraud. The Office of the Inspector General presented the award Wednesday to Randy Clouse, director of the Virginia Medicaid Fraud...
  • Who gains from those drug discount deals? (Spoiler: Drug companies)

    The pharmaceutical industry has been bragging for nearly a decade now about its efforts to help cash-strapped patients pay for expensive prescription drugs.  "An important safety net," the industry says, that has "already helped millions of Americans...