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  • Health exchange turnaround

    Health exchange turnaround
    We'll cut Rep. Andy Harris some slack for his continued insistence that Maryland's health insurance exchange is a train wreck. After so mercilessly (and justifiably) pounding the O'Malley administration for the exchange's performance, it's got to be a...
  • No agreement yet on South Dakota Medicaid expansion

    Democrats pushing an expansion of the state's Medicaid program are working behind the scenes with the South Dakota health care industry to figure out a way to pay for it, but so far they've made little apparent progress on a deal with the Republicans...
  • Some Alaska lawmakers worry about cost of Medicaid expansion

    A subcommittee hearing on Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to expand Medicaid coverage revealed few new details Monday, with several members expressing concern about the cost and the federal government not honoring its commitment. In states opting for...
  • Democrats ask Walker to take federal money for Medicaid

    Democratic lawmakers say they hope Gov. Scott Walker will change his mind and accept federal dollars for Medicaid. Rep. Daniel Riemer of Milwaukee and Sen. Jon Erpenbach of Middleton proposed a plan to expand Wisconsin's BadgerCare coverage. They say...
  • Health enrollment deadline extended

    Health enrollment deadline extended
    Some Marylanders will get nearly two more weeks to enroll in health insurance after a rush of last-minute interest clogged phone lines and overwhelmed staff Sunday, which was to have been the last day to buy plans. It made for a rough end to what has...
  • Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups

    Covered California makes final push for Obamacare sign-ups
    Short of its enrollment goal ahead of a Sunday deadline, California's Obamacare exchange made a final push for sign-ups at Los Angeles area clinics, churches and shopping malls. Covered California officials said enrollment was up sharply heading into...
  • State spending millions to upgrade Osawatomie State Hospital

    Kansas is spending millions of dollars to upgrade one of the state's two psychiatric hospitals after the federal government threatened to yank Medicare and Medicaid funds that make up about a quarter of the facility's $26 million annual budget....
  • California's Medi-Cal program for poor grows to 12 million

    Since California embraced the federal health care overhaul, the state's Medicaid program for the poor has added more than 2.7 million people, a surprisingly high number that has left the state to grapple with making sure there are enough doctors to care...
  • Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level

    Republican lawmakers hold the line against Obamacare at state level
    As President Obama fights in Congress and the courts to preserve the nation's sweeping healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act faces still another threat to its viability: Republicans in statehouses, many bucking governors of their own party eager to...
  • Jewell meeting, Murkowski speech things to watch for

    The Alaska Legislature isn't pausing for the holiday Monday. The docket in Juneau includes House subcommittee meetings devoted to two pieces of Gov. Bill Walker's budget that have garnered attention — Medicaid expansion and a proposal to...
  • Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts

    Nonprofit service groups watching Rauner for funding cuts
    West suburban nonprofit service groups hadn't heard Monday of state funding cuts under the new administration of Gov. Bruce Rauner. But they're keeping a close eye on his budget analysis and potential changes. "We still don't know if we'll hear about...