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  • Adult dental coverage expanding slowly in Medicaid

    NEW YORK At the Interfaith Dental Center in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, people with dental pain can walk into a ground floor office off Bedford Avenue and get treated without an appointment. They might have to wait in a packed waiting room. But if they're in...
  • Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion

    Covering the Bases: Those who qualify for Medicare cannot keep Medicaid Expansion
    In January, I enrolled into the Medical Assistance (Medicaid) with the help of a "navigator" through the Maryland Health Connection. Everything was working fine until I turned 65 in June. Under Medical Assistance, I had little or no copayments for doctors...
  • Anthem reveals $54-billion bid for Cigna after merger talks break down

    Anthem reveals $54-billion bid for Cigna after merger talks break down
    Healthcare giant Anthem Inc. stepped up its pursuit of rival Cigna Corp. with a $54-billion takeover bid amid an industrywide merger frenzy that could dramatically reshape the insurance market. Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer, said...
  • Court declines to overturn government's use of tobacco funds

    Pennsylvania's highest court ruled Friday that a lawsuit over the use of tobacco settlement money to balance the state budget was brought by people who did not have standing. The Supreme Court ruled unanimously for the governor and legislative leaders...
  • Former Edgewater Hospital owner returns to Chicago to face charges

     Former Edgewater Hospital owner returns to Chicago to face charges
    Facing a multimillion-dollar civil judgment, former Edgewater Hospital and Medical Center owner Peter Rogan had already fled to Canada in the fall of 2006 when FBI agents searched his abandoned business offices in northwest Indiana, federal prosecutors...
  • Lawrence + Memorial In Talks With Yale New Haven To Affiliate

    Lawrence + Memorial In Talks With Yale New Haven To Affiliate
    Lawrence + Memorial Hospital is in talks with the Yale New Haven Health System for an affiliation that would keep the New London hospital as a separate operation under the Yale umbrella, the L+M CEO told employees Friday. Bruce Cummings took the...
  • Ohio budget director updates revenue, Medicaid estimates

    Ohio's budget director has provided state lawmakers with updated revenue estimates and Medicaid projections as compromise talks began on the state's spending blueprint. Budget Director Tim Keen told a negotiating panel of legislators on Friday that the...
  • Virginia starts overhaul of Medicaid waivers for those with disabilities

    Virginia starts overhaul of Medicaid waivers for those with disabilities
    More than 10,000 Virginia residents with disabilities are on waiting lists for needed services. Almost half are designated by the state's Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services as in "urgent" need. To meet this need and to comply...
  • 12 suspects in Ohio ensnared in health insurance crackdown

    Federal officials say the health care fraud sweeps across the country this week ensnared a dozen people in northeast Ohio. The FBI says the defendants were charged as part of three separate cases in the Cleveland area. They worked for home health care...
  • Officials announce health fraud crackdown in Alaska

    More than three dozen people in Alaska are charged with fraud in a crackdown on health care and social services, federal and state officials announced Thursday. Altogether, 40 people charged were part of an ongoing collaboration between various agencies....
  • Feds announce nationwide health care fraud sweeps

    Health care fraud sweeps across the country have led to charges against 243 people, including doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners accused of bilking Medicare and Medicaid, the government announced Thursday. The dragnet spread from Miami to Los Angeles,...