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  • Medicaid working group hosts first town hall meeting

    The working group charged by the governor with reinventing Medicaid by cutting costs and improving services is hosting its first town hall meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library in Woonsocket, Rhode...
  • Regents bill, 'countermand' convention among things to watch

    The state operating budget cleared its first hurdle this past week, winning passage in the Alaska House. The reaction was mixed. Members of the Democratic-led minority argued it cut too deeply and hit programs for children, senior citizens and the...
  • House leaders work toward bipartisan Medicare deal

    In a rare show of unity, top House Republicans and Democrats are working toward an agreement permanently revamping how doctors are paid for treating Medicare patients, a package that lobbyists said would cost $200 billion or more and be largely financed...
  • Cost-related access challenges, solutions in 18 states

    Some recent developments regarding the cost of seeking access to information: CALIFORNIA The state Department of Motor Vehicles estimated a minimum charge of $19,950 in response to an Associated Press reporter's request last fall to determine whether...
  • House moves on budget while Senate waits on Medicaid talks

    House moves on budget while Senate waits on Medicaid talks
    TALLAHASSEE - House and Senate leaders agree on this much: it’s early. House leaders came out with budget allocations Friday, basically a rough outline of how much the chamber will spend in different areas of the budget. The Senate plans to...
  • Health care groups say jobs budget could lead to layoffs

    Hospital and nursing home advocates said Friday they're worried Gov. Gina Raimondo's "jobs budget" could lead to layoffs in their industry. The presidents of the Hospital Association of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Health Care Association said...
  • Utah lawmakers fail to reach Medicaid expansion deal

    Before Utah lawmakers kicked off their annual session about 45 days ago, legislative leaders pledged to do something about Medicaid expansion to help thousands of the state's poor without health coverage. But the session is now over, and they walked away...
  • Selma-to-Montgomery re-enactment march arrives at Capitol

    A group retracing the steps of the 1965 Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march arrived Friday at the Alabama Capitol, calling for an end to new ballot restrictions enacted in the 50 years since the landmark Voting Rights Act. Martin Luther King III...
  • Lemont doctor accused of taking kickback

    A doctor from Lemont has been charged with receiving a $2,500 cash kickback from an individual in return for referring Medicaid and Medicare patients to the individual's company for medical treatment, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney's Office...
  • GOP bill would cover catastrophic health care costs for some

    A Republican bill touted as an alternative to the governor's plan to expand Medicaid to 70,000 low-income Montanans would create a state fund to cover "catastrophic" health care costs for some adults who do not have children. Rep. Art Wittich presented...
  • 40 percent of long-term uninsured say they were unaware of penalty

    40 percent of long-term uninsured say they were unaware of penalty
    Many who went without health insurance last year didn't know they would face a penalty at tax time in 2015, the federal government said Friday. Starting Sunday, they will be eligible for a special period to enroll in 2015 coverage. Signing up won't...