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Top Medicaid Articles

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  • Factbox: Obamacare could see second wave of Medicaid expansion

    (Reuters) - One of the most highly contentious Obamacare programs, which calls on states to expand their publicly-funded healthcare for the poor, could see a second wave of participation by U.S. states later this year or early in 2015, according to...
  • Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law

    Number of Latinos with insurance coverage surges under healthcare law
    The federal healthcare law has dramatically increased coverage among Latinos, according to a new report that provides a comprehensive look at the effects of the Affordable Care Act on a historically underinsured community. Overall, the percentage of...
  • Medicaid policy increases rate of children receiving vital oral health care

    Medicaid policy increases rate of children receiving vital oral health care
    Children on Medicaid and their parents may have a reason to smile more: A study by University of Florida researchers shows that a Medicaid policy change in Florida and Texas that reimburses pediatricians and other medical primary care providers for...
  • Missed opportunity

    Republican leaders in the Virginia House had a tremendous opportunity before them during the special legislative session on Medicaid expansion last week. With Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe effectively relegated to the sidelines, the GOP was free to...
  • Howell to feds: What's the difference between Puckett, McAuliffe appointments?

    Speaker of the House William Howell said Monday that the House will delay action on three gubernatorial appointments until he gets a green light from the U.S. Department of Justice. Howell, R-Fredericksburg, sent a letter to that effect late last week...
  • 30,000 Californians face Obamacare enrollment delays, dropped coverage

    30,000 Californians face Obamacare enrollment delays, dropped coverage
    California's health insurance exchange is vowing to fix enrollment delays and dropped coverage for about 30,000 consumers before the next sign-up period this fall. Covered California said it failed to promptly send insurance applications for 20,000...
  • Sept. 25 Letters: Medicaid expansion

    Your Sept. 23 editorial, "Missed opportunity," was excellent. The Republican leadership never intended a Medicaid expansion debate. There was no real debate because Republicans stick to their red herring issues of "you can't trust the feds to pay" and...
  • Employers and their workings are in the dark about health-care prices

    Health-care providers and insurance companies do not have to reveal their negotiated prices, frustrating everyone trying to control medical costs. At a hearing to discuss the rising costs of health-care benefits for employees of Miami-Dade County in...
  • Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?

     Are the Medicaid wars over, or just on pause?
    Everyone knew Del. Tom Rust's bill was going to die, just as they knew the House of Delegates debate on Medicaid expansion last week wasn't going to convince a staunchly opposed Republican majority to change its mind. But they went through the...
  • Obamacare to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion in uncompensated care: government

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Wednesday said it expects expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act to save U.S. hospitals $5.7 billion this year on the cost of caring for uninsured Americans. A report by the U.S....
  • State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Rocky Hill Nursing Home Case

    State Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Rocky Hill Nursing Home Case
    The State Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday challenging the legality of a privately owned nursing home in Rocky Hill that provides long-term care to state prison parolees and mental patients. At issue is whether the owners of the facility –...