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  • Colorado health insurance exchange raises fees

    The board of directors of Colorado's health insurance exchange has raised fees that will be passed on to consumers as it and other states face decreased federal funding and struggle to predict enrollment figures. The hike in administrative fees to 3.5...
  • Budget bargain in the works but local hospitals, pols nervous

    Budget bargain in the works but local hospitals, pols nervous
    TALLAHASSEE – House and Senate leaders are edging closer to formally calling lawmakers back for a special session to solve the budget dispute, but the ripple effect of the bruising political fight over health care has hospitals on edge and local...
  • Scott a hypocrite for asking feds to bail out budget

    Scott a hypocrite for asking feds to bail out budget
    Gov. Rick Scott needs to stop the hypocrisy of blaming the Obama administration for Florida's failed Medicaid politics. Scott went to the Capitol last week to enlist Florida's congressional delegation in his effort to force the Centers for Medicare &...
  • Gov. Rick Scott's antics gaining national notice

    Gov. Rick Scott's antics gaining national notice
    It has always been irrational for states to decline to expand their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act. The 21 states that have refused to take advantage of this element of Obamacare have denied access to coverage for 4 million people, left...
  • Lawmakers tout progress as Scott raises shutdown specter

    Lawmakers tout progress as Scott raises shutdown specter
    TALLAHASSEE — As top budget writers in the House and Senate said they were making progress on talks to resolve an impasse over health-care spending, Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday prepared for a possible government shutdown. Scott wrote to state-...
  • Scott asks agency heads to prepare for government shut down

    Scott asks agency heads to prepare for government shut down
    Gov. Rick Scott told agency heads to prepare for the worst Thursday, asking them to list only the state's most critical needs in the event the Legislature can't reach an agreement on a budget that doesn't expand health care to the poor. Scott sent the...
  • Missouri House speaker resigning in wake of intern scandal

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. John Diehl spent five years carefully climbing the leadership ladder in the Missouri House, culminating in his election by Republican colleagues as speaker in January. It all crumbled in about 28 hours. Diehl, 49, announced...
  • NC budget decisions aren't as painful with $400M cushion

    North Carolina budget-writers aren't making as many cuts compared to other years since the Great Recession. It made for a less painful process as House Republicans rolled out Thursday portions of a spending plan for the next two years. Budget panels...
  • House Finance stalls Walker's Medicaid expansion proposal

    House Finance Committee co-chair Steve Thompson said Thursday that the panel is not comfortable moving ahead with plans to expand Medicaid coverage in Alaska at this time. The decision deals a blow to Gov. Bill Walker, who campaigned on expansion and...
  • University of Maryland Medical System to acquire Medicaid manage care firm

    University of Maryland Medical System to acquire Medicaid manage care firm
    The University of Maryland Medical System is poised to enter the Medicaid and Medicare managed care market in the state with an agreement to acquire Riverside Health Inc. The University of Maryland Medical System is poised to enter the Medicaid and...
  • Missouri Legislature at a standstill with just 1 day left

    The Missouri Legislature came to a standstill Thursday, jeopardizing scores of bills with just one day left in the session, as the Republican House speaker announced his resignation amid a scandal and Senate Democrats blocked all debate because of...