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Medicaid

Medicaid
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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains

    Senate makes offer but health care stalemate remains
    TALLAHASSEE – With billions in taxpayer funds on the line, Central Florida hospitals and the working poor and uninsured remain stuck in limbo as lawmakers continue to haggle over health care coverage for the poor. The Florida Senate rejected...
  • 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...
  • Obama uses hospital funds to push Medicaid expansion

    The Obama administration is dialing up the pressure on a handful of states that have resisted expanding Medicaid coverage for their low-income residents under the federal health care overhaul. The leverage comes from a little-known federal fund that...
  • Medicaid gap: Choosing between dinner and a medical test

    Medicaid gap: Choosing between dinner and a medical test
    Cynthia Louis sees the bus bench advertising "Obamacare" near her Miami home as a reminder of a broken promise: that the Affordable Care Act would help her get the medical care she needs to return to work. Louis, 57, has been unemployed since fall of...
  • Return our 8 percent -- expand health care: Front Burner

    Return our 8 percent -- expand health care: Front Burner
    When it comes to health care, you and your co-workers are paying about 8 percent higher premiums than you should. The Florida Hospital Association reports that hospitals currently "cost shift" about $1.4 billion of uncompensated care onto those who have...